ETYM Old Eng. burth, birth, AS. beordt, gebyrd, from beran to bear, bring forth; akin to Dutch geboorte, Old High Germ. burt, giburt, German geburt, Icel. burthr, Skr. bhrti bearing, supporting; cf. Irish and Gael. beirthe born, brought forth. Related to Bear, Berth.
1. The event of being born; SYN. nativity, nascency, nascence.
2. The time when something begins (especially life); or.
Act of producing live young from within the body of female animals. Both viviparous and ovoviviparous animals give birth to young. In viviparous animals, embryos obtain nourishment from the mother via a placenta or other means.
In ovoviviparous animals, fertilized eggs develop and hatch in the oviduct of the mother and gain little or no nourishment from maternal tissues. See also pregnancy.
The process of conceiving, being pregnant with, and giving birth to children . child-bearing
The parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child; SYN. childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birth.
The expulsion of a baby from its mother's body following pregnancy. In a broader sense, it is the period of time involving labor and delivery of the baby.
1. Restraint of a person's liberty; SYN. detention.
2. The state of being confined.
ETYM French délivrance, from délivrer.
1. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue.
2. Act of bringing forth children.
3. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.
Sinonimi: bringing | obstetrical delivery | livery | legal transfer
1. The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); SYN. bringing.
2. The act of giving birth to a child; SYN. obstetrical delivery.
3. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another; SYN. livery, legal transfer.
1. Zoology, abdomen, belly; Law, womb, whence wife or mother.
2. A wife or mother that is a source of offspring