Definition of Maternal. Meaning of Maternal. Synonyms of Maternal

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Definition of Maternal

Maternal
Maternal Ma*ter"nal, a. [F. maternel, L. maternus, fr. mater mother. See Mother.] Of or pertaining to a mother; becoming to a mother; motherly; as, maternal love; maternal tenderness. Syn: See Motherly.

Meaning of Maternal from wikipedia

- becoming a mother has been referred to as "matrescence". The adjective "maternal" refers to a mother and comparatively to "paternal" for a father. The verb...
- Maternal death or maternal mortality is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination...
- Maternal instinct may refer to: The maternal bond that forms between a mother and her child "Maternal Instinct" (Stargate SG-1), a 2000 episode from the...
- blastocyst that forms the fetus, and the maternal placenta (Decidua basalis), which develops from the maternal uterine tissue. It metabolizes a number...
- Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encomp****es the health care dimensions of family planning...
- A maternal effect is a situation where the phenotype of an organism is determined not only by the environment it experiences and its genotype, but also...
- Maternal sensitivity is a mother's ability to perceive and infer the meaning behind her infant's behavioural signals, and to respond to them promptly and...
- Maternalism is the viewpoint that incorporates a common idea of motherhood and applies it as a support for women's involvement in society. Maternalism...
- Maternal death, also called maternal mortality, is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42...
- Advanced maternal age, in a broad sense, is the instance of a woman being of an older age at a stage of reproduction, although there are various definitions...
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