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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 in slightly different ways by several different health organizations. The World Health Organization (WHO)...
- 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...
- Maternalism is the public expression of domestic values ****ociated with motherhood. It centers on the language of motherhood to justify a women's political...
- 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...
- A maternal bond is the relationship between a mother and her child. While typically ****ociated with pregnancy and childbirth, a maternal bond may also...
- fulfilling experience. In other cases, maternal health can reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. Maternal health revolves around the health and wellness...
- A maternal insult, also referred to as a "yo mama" joke, is a reference to a person's mother through the use of phrases such as "your mother" or other...
- 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...
- physically separate maternal and fetal circulations, and is an important endocrine organ producing hormones that regulate both maternal and fetal physiology...