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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.

References in classic literature ?
Would you throw the blight of that fatal birthmark over my labors?
Save on your account, my dearest Aylmer," observed his wife, "I might wish to put off this birthmark of mortality by relinquishing mortality itself in preference to any other mode.
She remained not less pale than ever; but the birthmark with every breath that came and went, lost somewhat of its former distinctness.
Four months later, the birthmark was removed and the new growth stitched together in its place.
Last Thursday she underwent the nine-hour operation to remove the birthmark.
The brand new ultrasound machine will ensure safer and more effective treatment for the many patients that come to our unit; many with previously untreatable or complex birthmarks.
She could breathe properly again and the birthmark kept getting smaller.
This conference is an opportunity for clinicians to see various birthmark types and outline treatment and research plans.
Zara, of Slough, Berkshire, said Connie didn't like the birthmark and would turn her head away when idiots made comments or pointed.
The surgery was to remove a birthmark from Sarah's brain, which has triggered up to 25 seizures a day.
Trisha's unusual condition was deemed untreatable before she was referred to the birthmark clinic at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital.
Later surgeons cut out his birthmark and in its place stitched together this new skin.