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noun af·ter·pain \-ˌpān\

Medical Definition of AFTERPAIN

:  pain that follows its cause only after a distinct interval <the afterpain of a tooth extraction>
afterpains pl :  pains that follow the termination of labor and are associated with contraction of the uterus toward its nonpregnant size
May 03, 2015
predicate Hear it
to base (something) on something else
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