precipitate labor

n.

Labor that results in rapid expulsion of the fetus.

Nearby words

  1. precipitable,
  2. precipitable water,
  3. precipitancy,
  4. precipitant,
  5. precipitate,
  6. precipitation,
  7. precipitation hardening,
  8. precipitin,
  9. precipitin test,
  10. precipitinogen


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