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delivery

1. Sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered
2. Law an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc.
3. Engineering the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
4. (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
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In our initial survey of vaginal delivery cases, there were no differences in the length of full delivery time between the spontaneous delivery group and vacuum-assisted delivery group; but the length of the second delivery stage of the vacuum-assisted delivery group was 3-fold longer than that of spontaneous delivery group (Table).
Although WHO trial has reported that there was a small difference in the amount of blood loss in the woman who delivered their placenta by CCT as compared to spontaneous delivery of placenta, the blood loss was 10ml less in the CCT group.
The patient was born by normal spontaneous delivery with a birth weight of 3 340 g.
This resulted in an intrauterine death and early clinical DIC that concluded in a spontaneous delivery, probably due to maternal hypoxia and the abnormal fetus (microcephaly).
The perinatal mortality in different mode of delivery, IPV and breech extraction (12/1000) spontaneous delivery (193/1000), LSCS (122/1000), assisted breech (11/1000), spontaneous breech (11/1000).
She presented in spontaneous labor at 38 6/7 weeks gestation and had a spontaneous delivery of a healthy 7 pound, 13 oz female infant with a third degree midline laceration.
Second-trimester cervical ultrasound: associations with increased risk for recurrent early spontaneous delivery.
women who exercise throughout their pregnancies have a higher incidence of uncomplicated, spontaneous delivery with less time spent in labor (2)
We tested 78 amniotic fluid samples from patients who delivered prematurely (defined as spontaneous delivery before 37 weeks of gestation) at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland, from 2003 to 2006.

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