The coming into life
The act of bringing forth young; childbirth
The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.
The spilling of blood; murder
The end of existence or activity; termination:
A social division or class; stratum of society
Existing at or before birth, as a defect or medical condition.
Existing at birth or from the beginning; inborn or inherent.
Being such or possessed by reason of birth:
The definition of inherent is an essential quality that is part of a person or thing.
The definition of innate is existing from birth.
In the uterus.
A region of southeast Africa on the Indian Ocean. Originally home to Zulus and other Bantu peoples, the region was sighted by Vasco da Gama in 1497 and settled by British traders in 1823 and by the Boers after 1836. Annexed by the British to Cape Colony in 1843, Natal became a separate colony after 1856 and a founding province of South Africa in 1910.
Occurring in nature pure or uncombined with other substances:
Producing eggs that hatch within the female's body. Some fish and reptiles are ovoviviparous.
Of or occurring in the period shortly after childbirth:
Belonging to the first or earliest age or ages; original or ancient:
A confinement during childbirth; a lying-in.
Family descent or lineage
The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
(--- Law) A formal act of transferring ownership of property to another:
The quality of being genteel; now, specif., excessive or affected refinement and elegance
A formal beginning or introduction.
A beginning; early stage
The position or relation of a parent; parenthood
The definition of a spring is a coil that goes to its original shape after being compressed.
To give birth to prematurely:
To give birth to (young); bear. Used of sheep and goats.
The termination or extinction of something:
The cessation of an effort, activity, state, or motion.
The final part; the conclusion:
The definition of a conclusion is the last part of something or an opinion reached after some thought.
The act of giving birth.
The human act or process of giving birth; parturition.
The definition of labor is physical or mental work or effort.
The situation (often, traditionally, involving confinement to bed) of a woman during the process of giving birth
The labor of childbirth.
By extension, the predecessors of a particular item or product.
The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
(Informal) Glib or insincere talk, usually intended to deceive or impress:
A line of ancestors; a lineage.
Seeds considered as a group:
Any of a number of plants of the crucifer family, as evening stock (Mathiola bicornis), or Virginian stock (Malcomia maritima)
A person of such descent; aristocrat
Nobility is a group of people of high rank, or a person having a high level of character or morals.
A female given name sometimes given to a girl born at that time of day.
(Linguistics) The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
To endure something with tolerance or patience:
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A relative or family member:
(Mil.) A shot that hits or explodes beyond the target
(Intransitive, figuratively, usually with to) To become the source of.
A theory of heredity that emphasizes the continuity of the germ plasm from generation to generation and the rigid separation of the somatoplasm which dies in every generation, thus prohibiting the transmission of acquired characters
A distinct phenotype associated with a specific allele.
A protoplasmic substance in the nucleus of living cells, forming the chromosomes and containing the genes: because it readily takes a deep stain, it is useful in microscopic observation of the cell
(Biology) The theory that an individual is developed by successive differentiation of an unstructured egg rather than by a simple enlarging of a preformed entity.
Capability of being passed down from one generation to another.
The process of tissue development and differentiation
(Anthrop.) The theory, no longer accepted, that every culture follows the same fixed course of evolution, uninfluenced by differing environmental factors
A theory of heredity proposed by Charles Darwin in which gemmules containing hereditary information from every part of the body coalesce in the gonads and are incorporated into the reproductive cells.
An overwhelming natural event, often unpredictable or difficult to anticipate, that is uncontrolled and uninfluenced by the power of man and that could not be prevented or avoided by foresight or prudence.
The act or time of commencing; beginning; start
A person or thing from which something comes into being or is derived or obtained:
(--- Computers) The environment in which programs operate that the user does not engage with directly:
Coming into being or being created.
The definition of antenatal is the period before something is born.
Of, involving, or occurring during the period closely surrounding the time of birth
Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
(--- Old-fashioned) Childbirth; lying-in
A first appearance before the public, as of an actor
precede (plural precedes) Brief editorial preface (usually to an article or essay)
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