parturition


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parturition

[‚pär·chə′rish·ən]
(medicine)
The process of giving birth.
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In vitro produced and cloned embryos: effects on pregnancy, parturition and offspring.
Prostaglandin output in relation to parturition by cells dispersed from human intrauterine tissues.
The significance of this will become clear when we consider the regulation of parturition.
In Kristeva's terms of the paradox of subjectivity which is literally and figuratively embodied by the image and experience of the pregnant body--the bodily incubation of a self who is both of the mother and not the mother (7)--then it is this moment of radical parturition which both enacts that paradox and its psychic, as well as physiological, consequences.
Effects of lactation on fetal survival and development in rabbit does mated shortly after parturition.
Ten females of the second generation that experienced parturitions at least once and a female of the fourth generation that experienced parturition once were dissected in physiological saline solution for histological observations.
This period covers three weeks before and three weeks after parturition.
Colostrum sample was collected at 0, 12 and 24 h after parturition.
To concentrate the farrowing period to a specific time window, encourage parturition supervision and provide optimal neonatal care, the current most widely-used technique is administration of prostaglandin F2[alpha] (PGF).
During parturition, she felt as if something gave way in the region of the pubic bone anteriorly immediately before the birth of her baby.
Obstetricians and other medical specialists from Israel, Australia, North America, and Europe discuss preeclampsia, gestational diabetes mellitus, placental syndrome, the link between common pregnancy complications and long-term oncological morbidity of the mother, recurrent pregnancy loss, preterm parturition, renal function tests and atherosclerotic morbidity, depression, thromboembolic morbidity, cholestasis, fertility treatment and maternal cardiovascular risk, weight control and smoking cessation, life course outcomes for the child of a diabetic mother, intrauterine growth restriction and long-term disease of the offspring, premature birth, health outcomes for children born as a result of in vitro fertilization treatment, and the effect of antidepressant exposure on the child.