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mother

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1. 
a. a female who has given birth to offspring
b. (as modifier): a mother bird
2. a title given to certain members of female religious orders
3. Christian Science God as the eternal Principle

mother

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a stringy slime containing various bacteria that forms on the surface of liquids undergoing acetous fermentation. It can be added to wine, cider, etc. to promote vinegar formation

What does it mean when you dream about your mother?

The mother bestows life, love, and nurturing. Seeing a child being nursed suggests shelter, comfort, and protection. Seeing one’s own mother in the dream reflects guidance and care. Being the mother in a dream denotes taking care of self or of a significant relationship in the dreamer’s life. Alternatively, a mother can be a negative symbol if one has unpleasant association’s with one’s own mother.

mother

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(engineering acoustics)
A mold derived by electroforming from a master; used to produce the stampers from which disk records are molded in large quantities. Also known as metal positive.

mother

Mother

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The relationship that we have with our mother is the most psychologically significant relationship of all. Rarely all good or all bad, our mothers always invoke powerful emotions. We may dream about our mothers in many different forms. She may be disguised in our dreams, and it is our job to find her in there. If you are dreaming about your mother, you may be addressing some issues or concerns in your dream, or your dream may be based on a valuable memory. The general image of “mother” in a dream may symbolize a variety of feelings and ideas: caring, nurturing, love, acceptance, hard work, sacrifice, martyrdom, etc. The mother in your dream could also represent “collective unconscious, ” the source of the “water of life, ” and the yin. Carl Jung suggests that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men the collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force, or current, inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part of us that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well, we have balance and experience awareness leading to peace and productivity.
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In contrast the body size of a chick was related only to the body size of its genetic mother and not to ornamentation at all.
Ms Campbell said the judgment in effect means the genetic mother will be legally recognised as the birth mother by the registrar.
71) Directly following the birth of the child, the parties performed a blood test which ruled Anna out as the child's genetic mother.
The surviving partner is the birth mother; the decedent is the genetic mother.
The appeals court noted that while the donor's genetic link to the child gave her "a colorable claim of maternity, the biological connection does not ripen into parentage unless the evidence establishes that the genetic mother intended to raise the child as her own.
I read that there were two types of surrogacy; host is where the surrogate mother bears the baby for the parents who have fertilised their own egg; straight surrogacy is where the man's sperm is used to fertilise the surrogate herself, making her the genetic mother.
They are also screened for illnesses like cystic fibrosis Although children born by egg donation cannot currently trace their genetic mother, they can contact the Human Fertility And Embryo Authority to gain access to non- identifying information like hair colour and religion Next year the law looks set to change, allowing donor children access to more identifying information about their donor mother
29) With IVF, donors may provide both ova and sperm, so there are potentially four people with parental interests: the genetic father (sperm donor), the genetic mother (egg donor), the gestational mother, and the husband of the gestational mother.
There was a time when a 'mother' was the genetic mother, the gestational mother, and the birth mother.
Every child deserves to be raised by its genetic mother and father.
We must balance the benefits of insulin, thyroid hormones, oil spill-eating bacteria, interferon, and gene-grown taxol against the specter of laboratory killer viruses; gene therapy for inherited diseases against sinister eugenic schemes to improve the human gene pool; in vitro fertilization and implantation against the legal and kinship dilemmas that result when the birth mother is not the same as the genetic mother.
The case attracts an investigative reporter (played by Raquel Welch) who finds that the boy was adopted and that his genetic mother had been in a mental institu-lion.