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parturition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of parturition

  1. the act or process of giving birth to children <parturition can sometimes proceed more quickly than anticipated> Synonyms accouchement, childbearing, delivery, labor, childbirth, travailRelated Words birth pang, contraction, pains; pregnancy; abortion, miscarriage; cesarean section (or caesarean section), natural childbirth; childbed, confinement, lying-in




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