Synonyms for afterbirths

Grammar : Noun
Spell : af-ter-burth, ahf-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tərˌbɜrθ, ˈɑf-

Définition of afterbirths

Origin :
  • also after-birth, 1580s, from after + birth.
  • As in bag of waters : noun amniotic sac
Example sentences :
  • Bacteriological examination of afterbirths from aborting cows at this Station revealed the presence of this germ.
  • Extract from : « Contagious Abortion of Cows » by Ward J. MacNeal
  • And the filth of the afterbirths, that come forth from between her thighs, and the children that are born the same hour.
  • Extract from : « The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version » by Various

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