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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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Next, the investigators discovered that they could induce premature labor in mice within 24 hours by injecting SP-A into amniotic fluid.
In just his first few months on the job, Robbie Cowen has treated a victim of child abuse, a gunshot wound and a woman in premature labor.
MediciNova's pipeline, which includes several compounds in clinical testing, targets a variety of prevalent medical conditions, including premature labor, cancer, asthma, multiple sclerosis and anxiety disorders.
In an analysis of placental tissue taken from these patients, 40% of samples from women with periodontitis and premature labor tested positive for oral pathogens, compared with 33% of samples from women with periodontitis and term labor, and 23% of samples from women with no gum disease and term labor.
Currently, physicians have no way to stop premature labor once it starts, so a drug to avoid it may represent "one magic bullet," he says.
Better yet, the apparent preventive is magnesium sulfate, a well-known drug that is often given to women in efforts to prevent premature labor or to prevent convulsions in women who have preeclampsia, a type of high blood pressure that can occur in pregnancy.
A targeted maternity management program that focuses on the risk of premature labor and delivery in the African-American population.