[n] - the birth of a living fetus (regardless of the length of gestation)
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noun the birth of a living fetus (regardless of the length of gestation)
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[human] In human reproduction, a live birth occurs when a fetus, whatever its gestational age, exits the maternal body and subsequently shows any sign of life, such as voluntary movement, heartbeat, or pulsation of the umbilical cord, for however brief a time and regardless of whether the um...
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The complete expulsion of a fetus from the mother in which the child shows signs of life, such as breathing, a beating heart, pulsating umbilical cord and body movements.
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In reptiles, this is when the eggs hatch while still inside the female, and the young soon emerge alive. The young do not obtain nutrients from their mother while in the reproductive tract, as is the case with most mammals. A condition known as oviviviparous.
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A birth in which a fetus is delivered with signs of life after complete expulsion or extraction from its mother, beyond 20 completed weeks of gestational age.
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<obstetrics> The birth of an infant who shows evidence of life after birth. ... See: liveborn infant. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: līv-bĭrth Definitions: 1. The birth of an infant who shows postnatal evidence of life.
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