HyperDic: parturition

English > 1 sense of the word parturition:
NOUNprocessparturition, birth, giving birth, birthingthe process of giving birth
English > parturition: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process of giving birth.
Synonymsbirth, giving birth, birthing
Part ofreproductionThe process of generating offspring
Narrowerbrooding, incubationSitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body
calvinggiving birth to a calf
childbirth, childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birthThe parturition process in human beings
farrow, farrowingThe production of a litter of pigs
hatch, hatchingThe production of young from an egg
laying, egg layingThe production of eggs (especially in birds)
parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbedconcluding state of pregnancy
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishnacimiento, parto, parturición
Catalannaixença, parturició
Adjectivesparturientof or relating to or giving birth

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