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labor

verb apply oneself, attend to business, be diliient, be employed, be industrious, contendere, devote oneself to, do a job, do work, drudge, endeavor, engage in, exercise, exert energy, exert oneself, follow one's vocation, laborare, plod, plug away, ply, ply one's trade, strain, strive, struggle, toil, travail, work, work hard

labor

(Exertion), noun discipline, effort, endeavor, energy, enterprise, industry, mental toil, pains, strain, strife

labor

(Work), noun advocation, assignment, calling, craft, duty, employ, employment, job, line of business, line of work, occupation, profession, pursuit, responsibility, task, toil, trade, undertaking, vocation
Associated concepts: boycotts, closed shop, collective barraining, labor arbitration, labor dispute, labor organization, labor relations, labor union, lockout, open shop, scope of employment, skilled labor, terms and conditions of employment, union labor, union shop, wildcat strike, workken's compensation
See also: activity, effort, employment, endeavor, industry, job, persevere, struggle, work

LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

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Preterm labor (PTL) is referred to the occurrence or onset of delivery after the age of neonatal viability (20-28 weeks) and prior to 37 weeks or 259 days of pregnancy.
9), who reported increased median fetal DNA concentrations in eight pregnant women with preterm labor in whom tocolytic treatment was not effective when compared with six women who responded to tocolysis.
In order to assess the role of these patient characteristics and other factors in the clinical decision to use corticosteroids for mothers in preterm labor, we sought an appropriate data set with which to conduct a multivariate analysis of this clinical issue.
Even in those women who did develop preterm labor, some believe that HUAM can be judged to be a total success only if the treatment is successful, i.
Various investigations on intermediary social determinants indicate that preterm labor is associated with stressful life events, anxiety, depression, stressful jobs and physical abuse (22, 23).
Research is the key that will provide new insights into the many unknown causes of preterm labor, and help doctors recognize the women and babies most at risk.
Future research through a partnership with preterm labor patients at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital found that when women were exposed to bright light overnight, the cells associated with contractions saw a drop in melatonin levels, suppressing contractions and potentially delaying labor.
A fundamental problem in developing therapeutic interventions for preterm labor is that the molecular bases of the mechanisms involved in parturition are unknown.
A negative fFN test (<50 [micro]g/L) in a woman with symptoms of preterm labor has been associated with a >99% negative predictive value for delivery within 7 or 14 days of testing (4,5).
Does pharmacotherapy for preterm labor sensitize the developing brain to environmental neurotoxicants?
In fact, more than 80% of these women had spontaneous onset of preterm labor.
The pregnancy outcomes studied were antepartum hemorrhage after the first trimester, preterm labor or delivery (i.