The parturient mountains may produce a most musipular interest, and even that may be deferred.
There was some laughing at the parturient mountain and the still-born mouse, but a graver cheerfulness was the reigning emotion.
Paralysis may occur in connection with parturient apoplexy, lead poisoning, ergotism, etc.
Hippocrates agrees with Aristotle, and pronounces it a great relief to parturient women.
parturient women prepare to exert their muscles to the utmost in order to relieve their sufferings.
No human being, save a pregnant or parturient woman, is susceptible to the poison.
It is called dropping after calving, from its following the parturient state.
Applied to the breasts of parturient women it dries up the milk and in the same way tends to reduce any glandular enlargement.
This might be done by the force of certain external conditions operating upon the parturient system.
It was an Arab custom in certain places to build a hut outside the camp, where the parturient woman had to stay for a time.
"about to give birth," 1590s, from Latin parturientem (nominative parturiens), present participle of parturire "be in labor," literally "desire to bring forth," desiderative of parere "to bear" (see pare). Related: Parturiency.
parturient par·tu·ri·ent (pär-tur'ē-ənt, -tyur'-)
Of or relating to giving birth.
About to bring forth young; being in labor.