birth

  1. the time when something begins (especially life)
  2. the event of being born
  3. the kinship relation of an offspring to the parents

Birth

Birth, also known as parturition, is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring. In mammals, the process is initiated by hormones which cause the muscular walls of the uterus to contract, expelling the fetus at a developmental stage when it is ready to feed and breathe. In some species the offspring is precocial and can move around ...
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birth

[n] - the time when something begins (especially life) 2. [n] - the event of being born
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Birth

• (n.) The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; -- generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a son. • (n.) Origin; beginning; as, the birth of an empire. • (n.) The act of bringing forth; as, she had two children at a birth. • (n.) That which is born; that which is produced, whether animal or vegetable. &...
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birth

nativity noun the event of being born; `they celebrated the birth of their first child`
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Birth

[anime] It is based on a far futuristic planet where four mercenaries try to find the ultimate weapon which can either save humanity or destroy it. Against mechas and strange races, together they sweep the vast planet to reach their goal. Aqualoid was a prosperous planet, but an attack from a mysterious life force, the Inorganics, transform...
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Birth

[KAT-TUN song] `Birth` is the seventeenth single by Japanese boy band KAT-TUN. The song `Birth` is the theme song for Kamenashi Kazuya`s drama, ‘Yokai Ningen Bem‘ (‘Humanoid Monster Bem’). `Birth` became their 17th straight No.1 single on the Oricon`s weekly chart since their debut, selling 193,584 copies within its first week of re...
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Birth

Birth (bẽrth) noun [ Middle English burth , birth , Anglo-Saxon gebyrd , from beran to bear, bring forth; akin to Dutch geboorte , Old High German burt , giburt , German geburt , Icelandic burðr , Sanskrit bhrti bearing,...
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Birth

Birth noun See Berth . [ Obsolete] De Foe.
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birth

1. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a son. ... 2. Lineage; extraction; descent; sometimes, high birth; noble extraction. 'Elected without reference to birth, but solely for qualifications.' (Prescott) ... 3. The condition to which a person is born; natural state or position; ...
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birth

Act of producing live young from within the body of female animals. Both viviparous and ovoviviparous animals give birth to young. In viviparous animals, embryos obtain nourishment from the mother via a placenta or other means. In ovoviviparous animals, fertilized eggs develop and hatch in the oviduct of the mother and gain little or no nourishment...
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Birth

Any birth occurring on the French territory gives rise to a declaration to the registry of births, deaths and marriages. This declaration must be made within three days following the birth, and the day on which birth occurs is not included in this period. Additionally, if the last day of the period is a holiday, the period is extended until the fir...
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birth

birth or labor,delivery of the fetus by the viviparous mammal. Birth is also known as parturition. Human birth normally occurs about 280 days after onset of the last menstrual period before conception.Sections in this article:IntroductionThe Stages of LaborMethods of AnalgesiaNatural ChildbirthCompl...
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birth

The emergence from the mother's uterus (womb), or, in the case of lower animals, from the ovum (egg), marking the beginning of an independent life. The birth process is triggered by hormone changes in the mother's bloodstream. Birth may be induced, if required, by oxytocin. Mild labor pains (contrac...
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birth

Type: Term Pronunciation: berth Definitions: 1. Passage of the fetus from the uterus to the outside world; the act of being born. 2. Specifically, in the human, complete expulsion or extraction of a fetus from its mother, irrespective of gestational age, and regardless of whether the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. ...
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