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puerperal fever
American English: /pjuˌərpərəl ˈfivər/

Translation of puerperal fever in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Most of these deaths resulted from puerperal fever, a bacterial infection of the uterus.
    • Mary, the third daughter in a family that eventually numbered fifteen children, was a vulnerable six years old when her mother died of puerperal fever - what this generation called the childbirth fevers.
    • I was barely a week old when she passed, you know; puerperal fever, I think it was - blood poisoning.
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