Birth vs Prenatally - What's the difference?
As a noun birth
is (uncountable) the process of childbearing; the beginning of life.
As an adjective birth
is a familial relationship established by childbirth.
As a verb birth
is (dated|or|regional) to bear or give birth to (a child).
As an adverb prenatally is
(uncountable) The process of childbearing; the beginning of life.
(countable) An instance of childbirth.
(countable) A beginning or start; a point of origin.
- Intersex babies account for roughly one per cent of all births .
(uncountable) The circumstances of one's background, ancestry, or upbringing.
- the birth of an empire
- He was of noble birth , but fortune had not favored him.
That which is born.
* Ben Jonson
- elected without reference to birth , but solely for qualifications
- Poets are far rarer births than kings.
- Others hatch their eggs and tend the birth till it is able to shift for itself.
* (beginning of life) death
A familial relationship established by childbirth.
- Her birth father left when she was a baby; she was raised by her mother and stepfather.
* biological, blood, consanguineous
(dated, or, regional) To bear or give birth to (a child).
* 1939 ,
(figuratively) To produce, give rise to.
* 2006 , R. Bruce Hull, Infinite Nature , University of Chicago Press, ISBN 9780226359441,
- "I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies!"
- Biological evolution created a human mind that enabled cultural evolution, which now outpaces and outclasses the force that birthed it.
* The term is much more common, especially in literal use.
* accident of birth
* birth control
* birth mother
* birth pangs
* birth parent
* birth pill
* birth tourism
* breech birth
* give birth
* noble birth
* virgin birth
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