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synonyms for afterbirth

  • amnion
  • arachnoid membrane
  • placenta
  • water bag
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How to use afterbirth in a sentence

The afterbirth, together with the umbilical cord, is nearly always buried under the house.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
In natural labor, the expulsion of the afterbirth occurs from within a few minutes to an hour after the delivery of the child.
PRIVATE SEX ADVICE TO WOMENR. B. ARMITAGE
The afterbirth is not firmly attached to the womb, but is like the peel of an orange which Nature sloughs off in due time.
PRIVATE SEX ADVICE TO WOMENR. B. ARMITAGE
In a short time, a gradual contraction of the womb takes place, and the cleansings (afterbirth) are discharged.
THE AMERICAN REFORMED CATTLE DOCTORGEORGE DADD
All the pots are placed near the spot where the afterbirth was buried.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
Say what you will, their jealousy—if any—is but an afterbirth to their open admiration.
PIERRE; OR THE AMBIGUITIESHERMAN MELVILLE
First:—The manner in which the afterbirth advances, whether it be much or little.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
The daughter of my Mexican guide was confined and the coming of the afterbirth was delayed.
UNKNOWN MEXICO, VOLUME 1 (OF 2)CARL LUMHOLTZ
If the teeth come quickly, people say that the afterbirth has not been buried deeply enough.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
In order that girls may not grow hair on their faces, their lips and chins are rubbed with the afterbirth.
CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIAEDGAR THURSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO AFTERBIRTH

  • afterbirths
  • amnions
  • arachnoid membranes
  • placentas
  • water bags
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.