labor pains

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la·bor pains

rhythmic uterine contractions that under normal conditions increase in intensity, frequency, and duration, culminating in vaginal delivery of the infant.
Synonym(s): parodynia
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la·bor pains

(lā'bŏr pānz)
Rhythmic uterine contractions that under normal conditions increase in intensity, frequency, and duration, culminating in vaginal delivery of the infant.
Synonym(s): labour pains.
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labor pains

Uncomfortable, intermittent, rhythmic, girdling sensations associated with uterine contractions during childbearing. The frequency, duration, and intensity of the events increase, climaxing with the delivery of the fetus.
See also: pain
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