Childbirth, labour, confinement
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(#; 277) noun
[ French, from accoucher
to be delivered of a child, to aid in delivery, Old French acouchier
orig. to lay down, put to bed, go to bed; Latin ad
to lay, put, place. See Collate
.] Delivery in childbed
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Childbirth, particularly parturition. ... See: birth. ... Origin: Fr. From coucher, to lie down ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(ah-kldbomacsh-maw´) French word meaning childbirth or delivery. accouchement forcé (for-sa´) rapid forcible delivery by one of several methods (such as forceps or a vacuum extractor); originally, rapid dilatation of the cervix with the hands, followed by v...
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• (n.) Delivery in childbed
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Type: Term Pronunciation: a-kūsh-mawn[h]′ Definitions: 1. Childbirth, particularly parturition.
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