Definition of Parturition

1. Noun. The process of giving birth.




Definition of Parturition

1. n. The act of bringing forth, or being delivered of, young; the act of giving birth; delivery; childbirth.

Definition of Parturition

1. Noun. The act of giving birth; childbirth. ¹

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Definition of Parturition

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Parturition

1. The act or process of given birth to a child. Origin: L. Parturitio This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parturition

parture
partures
parturiate
parturiated
parturiates
parturiating
parturiency
parturient
parturient paralysis
parturient paresis
parturients
parturifacient
parturifacients
parturiometer
parturition (current term)
parturitional
parturitions
parturitive
partway
partwork
partworks
party
party-coloured
party-spirited
party and party costs
party animal
party animals

Literary usage of Parturition

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1. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"parturition usually follows within forty-eight hours. The laying of eggs by animals is termed, in French, ponte. The term has been applied to the periodical ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"The main object of Dr. Davis is to represent, by the display of cases, the dancers to mother or child during parturition. That his object may be gained he ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1893)
"The whole process of parturition may be broadly considered a reflex act, ... In a dog, whose dorsal cord'had been completely severed, parturition took place ..."

4. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"Subsequent to a difficult parturition, Cuny (J. Yet., 1907, 652) observed rapidly progressing atrophy in the area supplied by the superior gluteal nerve in ..."

5. Legal Medicine by Charles Meymott Tidy (1884)
"It is advisable to bear in mind, in making a post-mortem on a pregnant woman, the possibility of post-mortem parturition. ..."

6. Manual of the International List of Causes of Death: Based on the Second by United States Bureau of the Census, Cressy Livingston Wilbur (1911)
"This title includes: Accidental haemorrhage of parturition puerperium Adherent placenta Apoplexy of placenta Detachment of placenta Haemorrhage after labor ..."

7. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1881)
"ARTICLE V.—On some of the Phenomena of parturition in their Practical Aspects. By DAVID BERRY HART, MD, FRCPE, Assistant to the Professor of Midwifery, ..."

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