liveborn liveborn

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of newborn infant) showing signs of life after birth; not stillborn

Usage(s):

  1. Because delivery is difficult, there are few live births in such cases; most liveborn joined twins die in infancy.
  2. Deaths already had decimated Collier County's 25,000 herd, and the area's spring calf crop was expected to be only 10 to 15 liveborn calves per 100 cows, v.

News

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    The use of Oral Fluconazole during pregnancy may not actually increase your risk of birth defects, says a recent study from the New England Journal of Medicine. The study, which evaluated liveborn infants who were exposed to oral fluconazole in the first trimester, found that treatment of more severe fungal infections by Fluconazole may be linked to [...]
    on September 16, 2013     Source: Injury Board

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