The onset of labor before the 37th completed week of pregnancy.
The Meaning Of Labor DayLabor Day is a celebration of laborers, introduced at a time when labor meant something far more grueling than it generally does today.
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- premature birth,
- premature delivery,
- premature ejaculation,
- premature systole,
- premature-senility syndrome,
- premaxillary bone,
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