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ly·ing-in

(lī′ĭng-ĭn′)
n. pl. ly·ings-in (lī′ĭngz-) or ly·ing-ins (-ĭnz′)
The condition of a woman in the process of giving birth.
adj.
Of or intended for use during childbirth: a lying-in hospital.
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lying-in

n, pl lyings-in
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics)
a. confinement in childbirth
b. (as modifier): a lying-in hospital.
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ly′ing-in′



n., pl. ly•ings-in, ly•ing-ins,
adj. n.
1. the state of being in childbed; confinement.
adj.
2. pertaining to or providing facilities for childbirth: a lying-in hospital.
[1760–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lying-in - concluding state of pregnancylying-in - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"
uterine contraction - a rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal
effacement - shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor
birthing, giving birth, parturition, birth - the process of giving birth
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
premature labor, premature labour - labor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation
asynclitism, obliquity - the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle
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lying-in

noun
The act or process of bringing forth young:
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Translations

lying-in

(o.f.) [ˈlaɪɪŋˈɪn] (Med)
A. N (lyings-in (pl)) → parto m
B. CPD lying-in ward Nsala f de maternidad
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lying-in

n (old Med) → Wochenbett nt (dated); during her lying-inim Wochenbett (dated); lying-in wardWöchnerinnenstation f (dated)
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lying-in

[ˌlaɪɪŋˈɪn] n (old) the lying-in periodla degenza post-natale
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