afterbirth


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af·ter·birth

 (ăf′tər-bûrth′)
n.
The placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus following birth.

afterbirth

(ˈɑːftəˌbɜːθ)
n
(Medicine) the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after the birth of the offspring

af•ter•birth

(ˈæf tərˌbɜrθ, ˈɑf-)

n.
the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after childbirth.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.afterbirth - the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
placenta - the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus
Translations
jälkeiset

afterbirth

[ˈɑːftəbɜːθ] Nsecundinas fpl, placenta f

afterbirth

[ˈɑːftərˌbɜːrθ] nplacenta m

afterbirth

[ˈɑːftəˌbɜːθ] nplacenta (e membrane fetali)

af·ter·birth

n. secundinas, placenta y membranas que se expelen en el parto.

afterbirth

n secundinas, placenta y membranas expulsadas después del parto
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