Definition of Accouchement

1. Noun. The parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child.




Definition of Accouchement

1. n. Delivery in childbed

Definition of Accouchement

1. Noun. Delivery in childbed; parturition ¹

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Definition of Accouchement

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Accouchement

1. Childbirth, particularly parturition. See: birth. Origin: Fr. From coucher, to lie down (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accouchement

accordments
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accorporated
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accostable
accosted
accosting
accostings
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accostments
accosts
accouche
accouched
accouchement (current term)
accouchement force
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account book
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Literary usage of Accouchement

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1. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"These sittings were interrupted by the accouchement of the judge. The Lady Keeper had been left by her husband in a state of pregnancy, ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"A REVIEW OF RECENT WORK IN OBSTETRICS: accouchement FORCE AND VAGINAL ... We may be said to be in the midst of a revival of accouchement force caused by the ..."

3. Hydropathy; Or The Cold Water Cure, as Practised by Vincent Priessnitz, at by R. T. Claridge (1842)
"accouchement. Experience has demonstrated the utility of cold ablutions, and exercise in the plain air, to females who are enceinte; to this ought to be ..."

4. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by Robert Browning, W. Tyas Harden, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman, William Groser (1880)
"... torch in the other, with his muscles starting through his skin, and his hair dishevelled. VI. AN accouchement; A BAS RELIEF.i [PROBABLY THE SIDES OF A ..."

5. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"By accouchement forcé we understand three operations: viz., (i) the complete rapid instrumental or manual dilatation of the cervical canal; followed (2) by ..."

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