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afterbirth

noun af·ter·birth \ˈaf-tər-ˌbərth\

medical : the tissues that come out of the body of a woman after she gives birth to a baby

Full Definition of AFTERBIRTH

:  the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled after delivery

First Known Use of AFTERBIRTH

1587

afterbirth

noun af·ter·birth \ˈaf-tər-ˌbərth\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AFTERBIRTH

:  the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled after delivery—called also secundines

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