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par·tu·ri·tion(pär′tyo͝o-rĭsh′ən, -to͝o-, pär′chə-)
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.]
(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-)
the act or process of bringing forth young; childbirth.
childbirth; the act or process of giving birth. — parturient, adj.See also: Birth
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|Noun||1.||parturition - the process of giving birth |
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
reproduction - the process of generating offspring