Etymology
Advertisement

parturition (n.)

"act of bringing forth or being delivered of young," 1640s, from Latin parturitionem (nominative parturitio), noun of action from past-participle stem of parturire "be in labor" (see parturient). Middle English had parturite (early 15c.) "a birth, the process of giving birth."

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of parturition

parturition (n.)
the process of giving birth;
Synonyms: birth / giving birth / birthing
From wordnet.princeton.edu