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afterbirth

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noun af·ter·birth \ˈaf-tər-ˌbərth\

Simple Definition of afterbirth

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of afterbirth

  1. :  the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled after delivery

1587

First Known Use of afterbirth

1587


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afterbirth

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noun af·ter·birth \ˈaf-tər-ˌbərth\

Medical Definition of afterbirth

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




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