Definition of Afterbirths

1. Noun. (plural of afterbirth) ¹



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Definition of Afterbirths

1. afterbirth [n] - See also: afterbirth

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Afterbirths

after damp
after dark
after hours
after one's own heart
after part
after school special
after taste
after tastes
after the Lord Mayor's show
after the fact
afterbay
afterbear
afterbears
afterbeat
afterbirth
afterbirths (current term)
afterbite
afterbites
afterbodies
afterbody
afterborn
afterburden
afterburner
afterburners
afterburning
afterburthen
aftercare
aftercares
aftercast
aftercastle

Literary usage of Afterbirths

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1. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1882)
"Prom the time on when the afterbirths of twins received more careful observation, twins began to be classified as such as were nourished through one ..."

2. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1917)
"All abortions, premature births, retained afterbirths and sterility in dairy and breeding cattle are and should be treated as symptoms of this contagious ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1919)
"... sentences embody two separate alternative provisions, that in the second to be substituted for the one in the first in the contingency of afterbirths. ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1893)
"Dr Edmondson was of opinion that the placentae were separate in this case, and that the cords were inserted in the usual position; but as the afterbirths ..."

5. Prof. H. Kling's Modern Orchestration and Instrumentation: Or, The Art of by Henri Kling (1905)
"... but now over thirty-years' enduring work, not one of the afterbirths of Weberian Opera has had any real subsistence at the other Court theaters either. ..."

6. The American Journal of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children (1903)
"Undoubtedly the future investigation of the normal placenta will permit a more perfect interpretation of the findings in pathologic afterbirths. ..."

7. The Physiologia of Jean Fernel (1567) by Jean Fernel (2003)
"But twins of different sex have received different afterbirths, totally separate ones. Thus a difference in the places into which the semen separately ..."

8. The American Geologist: A Monthly Journal of Geology and Allied Sciences by Newton Horace Winchell (1897)
"... which, originating in the still fluid granite, deep down, was pressed into the cracks of the already solidified granite above—afterbirths, as it were, ..."

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