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Definition 1: concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child - [noun denoting state]

Samples where lying-in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she was in labor for six hours

Synonyms for lying-in in the sense of this definition

(lying-in is a kind of ...) the process of giving birth

(... is a kind of lying-in ) labor beginning prior to the 37th week of gestation

(lying-in is a part of ...) a rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal

(lying-in is a part of ...) shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor

(lying-in is a part of ...) the presentation during labor of the head of the fetus at an abnormal angle

(... is part of lying-in) the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

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