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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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Calf birth weight and its association with calf and cow survivability, disease incidence, reproductive performance, and milk production.
Table 2 shows the distribution of low birth weight babies in the last 12 months according to weight.
The sex-wise results for birth weight and yearling body weight of Birbrik sheep was observed higher in male as compared to female, while season was higher birth weight and yearling body was observed higher in spring season as compared to the winter season.
13-15 An increase in birth weight was observed in relation to advancing age of mother, this increase is because of increased body stature of the mother with advancement of age.
In 2002, the UN General Assembly in its Declaration of "A World Fit for Children" adopted a resolution to reduce Low Birth Weight by one third by the year 2010, to strengthen the efforts to achieve neonatal and infant mortality reduction, called for in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) (United Nation General Assembly 2002).
Prof Kotecha added: "The study reaffirms the need to tackle important factors such as maternal smoking and deprivation which are well-known to contribute to low birth weight.
Rates of low birth weight are higher in less-advantaged socioeconomic groups and policies must be developed by the new government in Wales to reduce inequalities," added Prof Modi.
2] exposures were also inversely associated with placental mtDNA content, and placental mtDNA and birth weight were positively correlated.
Table-1: Characteristics and anthropometric measurements of low birth weight infants.
Birth weight serves as a parameter of intrauterine growth of the fetus, and its determinants are extensively studied.
We were therefore able to look at the risk of infection in those born very close to term and close to normal birth weight, as well as the most preterm and lowest-birth-weight infants, and to look at this risk all the way through childhood and adolescence.
Out of 100 parturient, 59 (59%) had birth weight 2.