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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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The state's birth injury fund was created in 1987 to mitigate a growing lack of insurance coverage for ob.
There are drawbacks to the birth injury programs, most notably that the injured patients lose their fight to a day in court, Siegal says.
OUTCOMES MEASURED The main outcome was perinatal or neonatal mortality and serious neonatal morbidity, including birth injury, seizures, and an APGAR scoreless than 4 at 5 minutes.
Ewes having small pelvic area or oversized lambs will have difficulty during birth, asphyxia and birth injury resulting in stillbirth or death within one to two days.
Women with established diabetes mellitus(*) (EDM) or gestational diabetes mellitust([dagger]) (GDM) are at increased risk for maternal complications during pregnancy; infants born to women with diabetes also are at increased risk for adverse outcomes, including infant death, congenital malformation, birth injury, and hyaline membrane disease/respiratory distress syndrome (1).
Virginia has adopted a catastrophic birth injury bill administered by the state's workers' compensation commission, which is funded by physicians.
Families looking to investigate the circumstances surrounding a birth injury should visit Cerebral Palsy Lawyers FAQ.
In the private client sector, ACS assisted a family with a son who had suffered a birth injury.
He has significant experience handling birth injury claims, including disputes over the applicability of Florida's Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) no-fault compensation program for birth-related neurological injuries.
We report a case of traumatic descemet's membrane tear in a thirteen year old boy due to birth injury.
Gillian Muir, pictured above, joins the company after more than 16 years' experience advising on clinical negligence cases, including those involving birth injury, spinal injury and delayed diagnoses.