noun. the branch of obstetrics concerned with the anatomy and physiology and diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mother and the fetus or newborn baby during late pregnancy and childbirth and the puerperium.
Example sentences of the word perinatology
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you think that's in obstetrics, you'll then take fellowships in perinatology, where you'll learn in-depth about maternal fetal medicine.