birthrate


birth·rate

noun \ˈbərth-ˌrāt\

: a number that shows how many babies are born in a particular place or during a particular time

Full Definition of BIRTHRATE

:  the ratio between births and individuals in a specified population and time

First Known Use of BIRTHRATE

1859

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birth·rate

noun \ˈbər-ˌthrāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BIRTHRATE

: the ratio between births and individuals in a specified population and time often expressed as number of live births per hundred or per thousand population per year—called also natality

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