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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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Our study indicated that maternal serum magnesium level was associated with preterm labor.
Since recent evidence suggests that more effective screening of premature birth can be provided by the sonographic measurement of cervical length at second trimester of pregnancy13-15 and on the other hand, some studies propose that prevention of PTL is possible by vaginal pH screening,16 this study was designed to compare the accuracy of a sign of bacterial vaginosis (increased vaginal PH) and a sign of cervical insufficiency (cervical length less than 3 cm) in predicting preterm labor.
Our study showed that women with endometriosis are at a higher risk of preterm labor, placenta previa, and cesarean section compared with women without endometriosis.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of measuring cervical-vaginal pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-6 and fFN as predictors of preterm delivery in patients with symptoms of preterm labor.
The main sources for this integrative review were research articles investigating the behavior, including medical treatment-seeking behavior, of pregnant women who had gone into preterm labor without recognizing and/or responding to the symptoms.
Terbutaline pump maintenance therapy after threatened preterm labor for preventing preterm birth.
Certain medical conditions during pregnancy may increase the likelihood that a woman will have preterm labor.
There were no cases of immediate preterm labor in the month following surgery.
In fact, a regular yoga practice can improve birth weight, decrease preterm labor and decrease IUGR either in isolation or associated with PIH.
In this study, we measured CRH mRNA by a real-time quantitative reverse transcription-PCR assay (10, 12) in women with preterm labor.
Preterm labor and birth: what have we learned in the past two decades?
In fact, more than 80% of these women had spontaneous onset of preterm labor.