postmortem delivery

n.

The extraction of a fetus after its mother has died.

Nearby words

  1. postmistress,
  2. postmodern,
  3. postmodernism,
  4. postmodernist,
  5. postmortem,
  6. postmortem examination,
  7. postmortem livedo,
  8. postmortem rigidity,
  9. postmortem wart,
  10. postnasal


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