parturition

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parturitio (parturition), from parturire, from parere (to give birth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɑː(ɹ)tjʊˈɹɪʃən/, /ˌpɑː(ɹ)tʃəˈɹɪʃən/

Noun[edit]

parturition (countable and uncountable, plural parturitions)

  1. The act of giving birth; childbirth.

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Noun[edit]

parturition f (plural parturitions)

  1. parturition

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