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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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In subsequent work, Devereux, Salvanes, and I examined the effect of birth order on IQ scores.
There is very good evidence that the effects of birth order can be mediated by good attachment and establishing a sense of "uniqueness" for each child where they feel safe in their role in the family," Dr Henderson says.
Table 2: Multiple Comparisons for four groups of birth order on the Child and Adolescent Mindfulness Measure and Bullying Behaviour Scale
The mother perceived birth order to be important in terms of comparison of advantages for the second born child who enters the family when parents become more experienced and confident in dealing with a child.
A 2 (male versus female) X 3 (youngest versus middle versus oldest children) ANOVA revealed a birth order main effect in spending time with sibling(s) outside of family obligations like holiday get-togethers that was trending toward significance (F (2, 161) = 2.
TABLE 1 Demographic Characteristics of the Sample of Eminent Individuals Females Males (n = 52) (n = 128) M SD M SD Date of birth 1913 32 1907 38 Date of death (a) 1973 34 1964 37 Birth order 2.
The prevalence of anaemia was found to be increasing with increasing birth order with prevalence of 94.
Second, most studies have examined the relationship between careers and birth order at a single point in time (Very and Prull 1970), the time when the data were collected.
Keeping in view above facts the study was designed to investigate the occurrence and prevalence of leukemia in a hospital population and the influence of consanguinity, surname, birth order, blood group, family history, environment, and smoking characteristics on the occurrence of leukemia.
Birth order and sibling sex ratio are two demographic variables related to sexual orientation (Blanchard & Lippa, 2007).
After adjusting for certain variables, including age of mother, birth order, and humidity during heat waves, Auger found that extreme heat did not seem to increase the number of preterm births.
Does birth order correlate with student performance, and if so, why?