Parturition



[pahr-too-rish-uh n, -tyoo-, -choo-] /ˌpɑr tʊˈrɪʃ ən, -tyʊ-, -tʃʊ-/

noun, Biology.
1.
the process of bringing forth young.
/ˌpɑːtjʊˈrɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of giving birth
n.

1640s, from Latin parturitionem (nominative parturitio), noun of action from past participle stem of parturire (see parturient).

parturition par·tu·ri·tion (pär’tyu-rĭsh’ən, -tu-, pär’chə-)
n.
The process of labor and delivery in the birth of a child.

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