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noun ef·face·ment \i-ˈfās-mənt, e-\

Definition of EFFACEMENT

:  obliteration of the uterine cervix by shortening and softening during labor so that only the external orifice remains
ef·face \-ˈfās\ transitive verb, ef·faced ef·fac·ing
March 31, 2015
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