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afterbirth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth, Biology
afterbirthaf‧ter‧birth /ˈɑːftəbɜːθ $ ˈæftərbɜːrθ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MBHBthe substance that comes out of female humans or animals just after they have had a baby syn placenta
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afterbirthHe lifts wings, he leaves the remains of something, A mess of offal, muddled as an afterbirth.He/she will check that the mare has passed all her afterbirth and she is not damaged as a result of foaling.Sethe arched suddenly and the afterbirth shot out.The afterbirth was large, and the good woman narrowed her gaze.
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