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par·tu·ri·tion

 (pär′tyo͝o-rĭsh′ən, -to͝o-, pär′chə-)
n.
The act or process of giving birth to one or more offspring.

[Late Latin parturītiō, parturītiōn-, from Latin parturītus, past participle of parturīre, to be in labor; see parturient.]

parturition

(ˌpɑːtjʊˈrɪʃən)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the act or process of giving birth
[C17: from Late Latin parturītiō, from parturīre to be in labour]

par•tu•ri•tion

(ˌpɑr tʊˈrɪʃ ən, -tyʊ-, -tʃʊ-)

n.
the act or process of bringing forth young; childbirth.
[1640–50; < Late Latin parturītiō= Latin parturī(re) (see parturient) + -tiō -tion]

parturition

childbirth; the act or process of giving birth. — parturient, adj.
See also: Birth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parturition - the process of giving birthparturition - the process of giving birth    
brooding, incubation - sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body
calving - giving birth to a calf
accouchement, childbearing, childbirth, vaginal birth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
farrow, farrowing - the production of a litter of pigs
hatch, hatching - the production of young from an egg
egg laying, laying - the production of eggs (especially in birds)
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
reproduction - the process of generating offspring
childbed, confinement, lying-in, parturiency, travail, labour, labor - concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child; "she was in labor for six hours"

parturition

noun
The act or process of bringing forth young:
Translations

parturition

[ˌpɑːtjʊəˈrɪʃən] N (frm) → parturición f, parto m

parturition

n (form)Entbindung f

par·tu·ri·tion

n. parto, alumbramiento.