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birth

(Beginning), noun animation, arrival, creation, debut, embarkation, establishment, genesis, inauguration, inception, incipience, incunabula, infancy, introduction, nascency, onset, origin, origination, ortus, vitalization
Associated concepts: ante natus

birth

(Emergence of young), noun arrival, childbirth, delivery, nativity, parturition, vivification
Associated concepts: birth certificate, birth control, issue, pretermission
Foreign phrases: Non nasci, et natum mori, paria sunt.Not to be born, and to be born dead, are the same.

birth

(Lineage), noun ancestry, bloodline, derivation, descent, extraction, heredity, heritage, inheritance, line, line of descent, parentage, provenance, succession
Associated concepts: birth certificate, legitimacy
Foreign phrases: Qui in utero est pro jam nato habetur, quoties de ejus commodo quaeritur.He who is in the womb is regarded as already born, whenever a question arises for his benefit.
See also: ancestry, bloodline, creation, derivation, descent, family, genesis, inception, lineage, nascency, nationality, onset, origin, origination, outset, parentage, race, source, start

BIRTH. The act of being wholly brought into the world. The whole body must be detached from that of the mother, in order to make the birth complete. 5 C. & P. 329; S. C. 24 E. C. L. R. 344 6 C. & P. 349; S. C. 25 E. C. L. R. 433.
     2. But if a child be killed with design and maliciously after it has wholly come forth from the body of the mother, although still connected with her by means of the umbilical cord, it seems that such killing will be murder. 9 C. & P. 25 S . C. 38 E. C. L. R. 21; 7 C. & P. 814. Vide articles Breath; Dead Born; Gestation; Life; and 1 Beck' s Med. Jur. 478, et seq.; 1 Chit. Med. Jur. 438; 7 C. & P. 814; 1 Carr. & Marsh. 650; S. C. 41 E. C. L. R. 352; 9 C. & P. 25.
     3. It seems that unless the child be born alive, it is not properly a birth, but a carriage. 1 Chit. Pr. 35, note z. But see Russ. & Ry. C. C. 336.

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Table 10 shows the distribution of levels of response across grades for the birth order problem, QI3.
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My own understanding of sibling dynamics is indebted to Frank Sulloway's monumental work on birth order, Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics and Creative Lives (1996).
The duration of breast-feeding was calculated in weeks and is reported according to birth order in Table 3.
In the 1990s, birth order emerged in the literature as another factor that has shown a strong enough correlation with homosexual orientation in men to warrant attention (Blanchard, 1997).
Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives, Pantheon Books, New York (1996).
1990) suggested that specific human individual differences among athletes in individual and team competition be investigated, namely birth order.
Selling and sales management in action: Birth order and the sales profession, Journal of Personal Selling and Sales Management, 8, 53-55.
Scores were compared to age, marital status, ethnicity, birth order, academic classification, and prior history of counseling.
Sulloway in his 1997 book Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives, particularly Sulloway's ideas relating birth order to openness to new ideas.
Sticky sitches with a superstar sister could have a lot to do with something you might not even have thought of--your birth order.