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afterbirthnoun [S]

uk   /ˈɑːf.tə.bɜːθ/  us   /ˈæf.tɚ.bɝːθ/
the ​material, ​including the ​placenta, that is ​pushed out of a woman's or ​female animal's ​bodysoon after she has given ​birth
(Definition of afterbirth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “afterbirth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 胞衣, 胎盘及羊膜…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胞衣, 胎盤及羊膜…
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