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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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2009), we completed exploratory analyses to determine if there was a multiplicative interaction between maternal hyperglycemia and arsenic exposure on infant birth size using a Wald test to determine statistical significance of the interaction terms.
Small sample size could potentially account for lack of detecting significant difference on birth size despite the significant increase in maternal serum calcium and magnesium levels.
Both survival and employment growth rates varied greatly with the birth size of the firm, a finding also observed in previous studies.
Effects of environmental exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins on birth size and growth in Dutch children.
Clark & von Schmidt concluded that the evidence for the 16-month gestation was stronger, when the birth size of 97 cm suggested by Bigelow & Schroeder (1948) was considered.
Scientists have linked birth size and breast cancer before, but the findings from individual studies have been inconsistent.
It means that children who born with short birth intervals and have more than 5 living siblings are more likely to be born premature or small birth size.
Taking this strategy, we analyzed birth size using a continuous-state-space model (Petersen 1988).
1989) indicated that infants assessed with the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS) were significantly deficient in: birth size and weight, motor development, and the ability to reach a state of alertness.
little improvement in average birth size has occurred in Scotland since the 1920s (p.
If the prospects are greatest for larger offspring born later in the season, as this scenario suggests, then might both breeding season and birth size shift over time?
Finally, assessment of birth size does not fully capture the time during gestation in which fetal growth failures begin or the onset of transient effects that may occur during intrauterine life.