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live·birth

, live birth (līv-bĭrth),
The birth of an infant who shows postnatal evidence of life.
See also: liveborn infant.

live birth

Etymology: AS, libben, to be alive; ONorse, byrth
the birth of a newborn, irrespective of the duration of gestation, that exhibits any sign of life, such as respiration, heartbeat, umbilical pulsation, or movement of voluntary muscles. A live birth is not always a viable birth.

live birth

Reproduction medicine The “Complete expulsion or extraction from its mother of a product of conception.which, after such separation, breathes or shows any other evidence of life such as the beating of the heart, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscles, whether or not the umbilical cord has been cut or the placenta is attached. See Birth, Low birthweight.

live·birth

, live birth (līv-bĭrth)
The birth of an infant who shows postnatal evidence of life.

live birth,

n the birth of an infant, irrespective of the duration of gestation, that exhibits any sign of life, such as respiration, heartbeat, umbilical pulsation, or movement of voluntary muscles. A live birth is not always a viable birth.
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