birth parent

or birth·par·ent


noun

a biological mother (birth mother) or biological father (birth father); a biological parent.

Nearby words

  1. birth name,
  2. birth of a nation, the,
  3. birth palsy,
  4. birth pang,
  5. birth pangs,
  6. birth rate,
  7. birth trauma,
  8. birth weight,
  9. birth-control pill,
  10. birthdate

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British Dictionary definitions for birth mother

birth mother

noun

the woman who gives birth to a child, regardless of whether she is the genetic mother or subsequently brings up the child
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Medicine definitions for birth mother

birth mother

n.

A biological mother.

birth parent

n.

A biological parent.

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