PARTUS. The child just before it is born, or immediately after its birth. Before birth the partus is considered as a portion of the mother. Dig. 25, 4, 1, 1. See Birth; Foetus; Proles; Prolicide.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A 23-year-old woman, gravida1 partus 0, was referred to our clinic at the 21st week of her pregnancy due to the suspicion of fetal hydrocephalus.
At the same time, slavery's legal framework of partus sequitur ventrem (which literally meant "offspring follows belly") subverted European norms so that a child's status followed that of the mother, not the father.
A resposta, mesmo que especulativamente, nao parece tao dificil de ser encontrada: diante das condicoes adversas da escravidao, o filho do senhor, mesmo que futuro escravo, como queria o costume partus sequitur ventrem (9) poderia, eventualmente, carrear, a mae, as benesses que o pai nobre, disfarcado de padrinho, eventualmente destinasse ao filho espurio; dai que a mae de mestico, a gravidez poderia ser esperanca de boa aposentadoria.
When combined with cervical length, Actim Partus test (IGFBP-1) was suggested as an alternative for fetal fibronectin to identify the women who are at risk of delivering in 7 days [57].
Age, age at partus; BMI, BMI at start of pregnancy (kg/[m.sup.2]); ethnic, % Nordic ethnicity; glucose, fasting p-glucose (mM) at time of GDM diagnosis; diagnose, gestational age at time of GDM diagnosis; and insulin req, required insulin treatment during GDM pregnancy.
Chapter 3, "The Hold," presents a critical development for In the Wake as Sharpe traces the ways that Black women specifically are, through their bodies and the legal obtaining of their bodies through partus sequitur ventrem, occupied by the hold of slavery while occupying the hold itself.
non non humani partus sunt talia dona; ista decem menses non peperere bona.
Indeed, according to the Roman law famously captured in the maxim 'partus sequitur ventrem', children were to inherit their mother's status, regardless of their father's condition.
As fontes juridicas romanas, citam diversos termos e expressoes que tentam denominar o que se tem hoje por nascituro, como por exemplo: partus, qui est in ventre, qui in utero est, conceptus, entre outros (MADEIRA, 2005).