Examples from the Web for parturition
Two wise men (seers) were out walking, and came near a house where a ewe was just in the throes of parturition.The Folk-Tales of the Magyars|Various
Where the disease is hereditary, parturition very frequently becomes an exciting cause.Observations on Madness and Melancholy|John Haslam
The geological ages, the convulsions and parturition throes of the globe, were to bring him forth no more than the beetles.Birds and Poets|John Burroughs
The dying man is laid on the earth at the moment of dissolution, and so is the mother at the time of parturition.
Ponca Compound is also valuable during gestation and after parturition.
British Dictionary definitions for parturition
Word Origin for parturition
Word Origin and History for parturition
1640s, from Latin parturitionem (nominative parturitio), noun of action from past participle stem of parturire (see parturient).