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The placenta and fetal membranes that are extruded from the uterus after birth.
afterbirth/af·ter·birth/ (af´ter-birth″) the placenta and membranes delivered from the uterus after childbirth.
The placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus following birth.
Etymology: AS, aefter + ME, burth
the placenta, the amnion, the chorion, and some amniotic fluid, blood, and blood clots expelled from the uterus after childbirth.
Placenta and foetal membranes that are normally expelled from the uterus after delivering the infant.
A child born after a father’s death or last testament; posthumous birth.
afterbirthObstetrics Placenta and fetal membranes that are normally expelled from the uterus after delivering the infant, ergo, 'after birth'. See Placenta.
The placenta and membranes that are extruded from the uterus after birth of a baby.
afterbirthThe PLACENTA, the umbilical cord and the ruptured membranes which surrounded the FETUS before birth. These parts are expelled from the womb (UTERUS) within an hour or two of birth.
afterbirththe remains of the placenta and umbilical cord that are voided from the uterus of EUTHERIAN mammals after the young is born.
the special tissues associated with the development of a fetus in the uterus that are expelled after the birth of a neonate. These are the placenta, or the structure attached to the wall of the uterus through which nourishment passes from the mother to the fetus, and the umbilical cord, which attaches the fetus to the placenta. See also fetal membranes.