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Definition of the noun afterbirth

What does afterbirth mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: afterbirths

  1. the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic word: placenta = the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus

Alternative definition of the noun afterbirth

noun

  1. The placenta and other material expelled via the birth canal following childbirth or parturition in mammals.

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Afterbirth is a record label.

Music

  1. "Afterbirth" is a musical EP of God Awakens Petrified & By The Patient.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  2. "Afterbirth" is a musical album of Awol One.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  3. "Afterbirth" is a musical album of Everdome.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Afterbirth

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Google previewBirthing Bodies in Early Modern France (2016)

Stories of Gender and Reproduction by Kirk D. Read

[therefore one thing is certain, that after the child has left the mother's belly, the afterbirth is a thing against nature which requires only to be taken away and put outside, which means one of two things: either the living (which is the womb) ...

Google previewA Source Book in Medieval Science (1974)

by Edward Grant

Hence the afterbirth is the first thing generated from the semen, but it is not the first part of the animal generated from the semen, unless it be the heart itself. The reason for this is that the first force (virtus) is a vital force; for nothing is nourished, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Gnosticism (2014)

by Andrew Phillip Smith

(afterbirth). Piphles: Name used by *Eckbert of Schönau for the *dualist *heretics in Flanders. Pisandraptes/Pisandrioptes: In the *Secret Book of John, an angel who animated the chest. Pistis: (Greek, “faith”) According to the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

afterbirth. The *placenta, *umbilical cord, and *extraembryonic membranes, which are expelled from the womb after a mammalian fetus is born. In most nonhuman mammals the afterbirth, which.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

HUMAN PLACENTAL LIPIDS • The fats obtained from human placentas obtained from normal afterbirth. Used in hair and skin conditioners. HUMAN PLACENTAL PROTEIN • Protein derived from the sac that surrounds the fetus. Obtained from ...

Google previewLivestock Health Encyclopedia (2013)

by Rudolph Seiden, Richard R. Dykstra, W. James Gough

RETAINED AFTERBIRTH RESPIRATORY ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

afterbirth. n. the placenta, umbilical cord, and ruptured membranes associated with the fetus, which normally become detached from the uterus and expelled within a few hours of birth.

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

afterbirth. 24.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Afterbirth. (See PLACENTA.) Afterbirths,. Infected. Infected placentas may be a source of infection to other animals. (See SCRAPIE; BRUCELLOSIS; ABORTION, ENZOOTIC.) Agalactia Partial or complete absence of milk, or milk flow,

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2009)

by Harvey Marcovitch

Afterbirth. see PLACENTA. Afterpains.

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Afterbirth. (See PLACENTA.) Afterbirths,. Infected. Infected placentas may be a source of infection to other animals. (See SCRAPIE; BRUCELLOSIS; ABORTION, ENZOOTIC.) Agalactia. Partial or complete absence of milk, or milk flow, from the ...

Google previewHCSB Super Giant Print Dictionary and Concordance (2006)

by David K. Stabnow

AFTERBIRTH 30 AFTERBIRTH. Placenta and fetal membrane that are expelled 29 AFFLICTION.

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Scrabble value of A1F4T1E1R1B3I1R1T1H4

The value of this 10-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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