afterpains


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af·ter·pains

 (ăf′tər-pānz′)
pl.n.
Cramps or pains following childbirth, caused by contractions of the uterus.

afterpains

(ˈɑːftəˌpeɪnz)
pl n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) cramplike pains caused by contraction of the uterus after childbirth
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Noun1.afterpains - pains felt by a woman after her baby is bornafterpains - pains felt by a woman after her baby is born; associated with contractions of the uterus
pang - a sharp spasm of pain
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afterpains

[ˈɑːftəˌpeɪnz] NPLdolores mpl de posparto

af·ter·pains

, after-pains
n., pl. entuertos, dolores siguientes al parto.
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