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afterbirth

 [af´ter-berth″]
the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after childbirth. Called also secundines.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

af·ter·birth

(af'ter-berth),
The placenta and fetal membranes that are extruded from the uterus after birth.
Synonym(s): secundina, secundines
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afterbirth

(ăf′tər-bûrth′)
n.
The placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus following birth.
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afterbirth

Obstetrics
Placenta and foetal membranes that are normally expelled from the uterus after delivering the infant.
 
Vox populi
A child born after a father’s death or last testament; posthumous birth.
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afterbirth

Obstetrics Placenta and fetal membranes that are normally expelled from the uterus after delivering the infant, ergo, 'after birth'. See Placenta.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

af·ter·birth

(af'tĕr-bĭrth)
The placenta and membranes that are extruded from the uterus after birth of a baby.
Synonym(s): secundines.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

afterbirth

The 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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

afterbirth

the remains of the placenta and umbilical cord that are voided from the uterus of EUTHERIAN mammals after the young is born.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005