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English-Russian small dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • after-birth — n. Secundines, placenta, after burden …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • The Mysticete or whalebone whales having no true teeth after birth but with a series of plates of whalebone see Baleen hanging down from the upper jaw on each side thus making a strainer through which they receive the small animals upon which they feed — Cetacea Ce*ta ce*a, n. pl. [NL., from L. cetus whale, Gr. ?.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of marine mammals, including the whales. Like ordinary mammals they breathe by means of lungs, and bring forth living young which they suckle for some time. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Birth — is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring [http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/birth] . The offspring is brought forth from the mother. Different forms of birth are oviparity, vivipary or ovovivipary.Two words used to… …   Wikipedia

  • birth control — regulation of the number of children born through the deliberate control or prevention of conception. Cf. family planning (def. 1). [1914, Amer.] * * * Voluntary limiting of human reproduction, using such means as contraception, sexual abstinence …   Universalium

  • BIRTH — The injunction to be fruitful and multiply (Gen. 1:28) is regarded as the first commandment of the Bible. As a consequence of the disobedience of Eve in the Garden of Eden,   the pangs of childbirth were foretold (Gen. 3:16). References to pangs… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Birth certificate — Mary Elizabeth Winblad (1895 1987) birth certificate A birth certificate is a vital record that documents the birth of a child. The term birth certificate can refer to either the original document certifying the circumstances of the birth or to a …   Wikipedia

  • Birth of the sun — Infobox Album | Name = Birth of the Sun Type = Album Artist = Rising Force Released = September 10, 2002 Recorded = 1980 Genre = Neo classical metal Length = 1:09:16 Label = Powerline Records Producer = Birth of the Sun is a 2002 album released… …   Wikipedia

  • birth control and contraception — Birth control, or ‘birth planning’ (jihuashengyu), is one of the more controversial issues in contemporary China, entangling state policy and cultural mobilization. From the establishment of the PRC, a large population policy was favoured by the… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • birth — W2S2 [bə:θ US bə:rθ] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Norse; Origin: byrth] 1.) give birth (to sb) if a woman gives birth, she produces a baby from her body ▪ Patsy was celebrating last night after giving birth to twins. 2.) [U and C] the time when a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Birth tourism — is a term for travelling to a country that practices birthright citizenship in order to give birth there, so that the child will be a citizen of the destination country. Contents 1 United States 2 Canada 3 Hong Kong 4 Ireland …   Wikipedia

  • Birth to Twenty — (BT20) is Africa s largest and longest running study of child and adolescent health and development, and one of the few large scale longitudinal studies in the world. The study is a birth cohort study, and in 1990 began to track the development… …   Wikipedia

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