afterbirth

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noun af·ter·birth \ˈaf-tər-ˌbərth\

Definition of afterbirth

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

1527

First Known Use of afterbirth

1527


AFTERBIRTH Defined for English Language Learners

afterbirth

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noun af·ter·birth \ˈaf-tər-ˌbərth\

Definition of afterbirth for English Language Learners

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


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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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