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Meaning of PARTURITION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of giving birth
 

PARTURITION is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: birth, birthing, giving birth
 
 See Also: accouchement, biological process, brooding, calving, childbearing, childbed, childbirth, confinement, egg laying, farrow, farrowing, hatch, hatching, incubation, labor, labour, laying, lying-in, organic process, parturiency, reproduction, travail, vaginal birth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par`tu*ri"tion\, n. [L. parturitio, fr. parturire:
cf. F. parturition. See {Parturient}.]
1. The act of bringing forth, or being delivered of, young;
   the act of giving birth; delivery; childbirth.

2. That which is brought forth; a birth. [Obs.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accouchement, babyhood, bearing, beginnings, birth, birth throes, birthing, blessed event, childbearing, childbed, childbirth, childhood, confinement, cradle, delivery, freshman year, genesis, giving birth, hatching, having a baby, inception, inchoation, incipience, incipiency, incunabula, infancy, labor, multiparity, nascence, nascency, nativity, origin, origination, pregnancy, the Nativity, the stork, travail, youth
 

 

 

 

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