live birth

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of live birth

:a birth of a living child or animal

Word by Word Definitions

live play
  1. : to be alive : have the life of an animal or plant

  2. : to continue alive

  3. : to maintain oneself : subsist

  1. : having life : living

  2. : existing in fact or reality : actual

  3. : exerting force or containing energy: such as

  1. : at the actual time of occurrence : during, from, or at a live production

birth play
  1. : the emergence of a new individual from the body of its parent

  2. : the act or process of bringing forth young from the womb

  3. : a state resulting from being born especially at a particular time or place

  1. : to bring forth

  2. : to give rise to : originate

  3. : to give birth to

  1. : biological


Medical Dictionary

live birth

noun \ ˈlīv- \

medical Definition of live birth

:birth in such a state that processes of life are manifested after the emergence of the whole body :birth of a live fetus — compare stillbirth

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