Yom Kippur effect
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Yom Kippur effectSpontaneous premature onset of labor, which occurs in pregnant Jewish ♀ who observe Yom Kippur, Judaism's annual 24-hr religious fast, with a total abstinence from food and water. See Judaism– practice of.
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