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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...
- blastocyst that forms the fetus, and the maternal placenta (Decidua basalis), which develops from the maternal uterine tissue. It metabolizes a number...
- 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...
- Maternal mortality refers to the death of a woman during her pregnancy or up to a year after her pregnancy has terminated; this only includes causes related...
- the United States. MSAFP/quad. screen (four simultaneous blood tests) (maternal serum AFP, inhibin A, estriol, & βHCG) – elevations, low numbers or odd...
- The term maternal deprivation is a scientific term summarising the early work of psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, John Bowlby on the effects of separating...
- Maternal health is the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encomp****es the health care dimensions of family planning...
- The maternal mortality ratio is a key performance indicator for efforts to improve the health and safety of mothers before, during, and after childbirth...
- techniques include examinations of the woman's womb through ultrasonography and maternal serum screens (i.e. Alpha-fetoprotein). Blood tests for select trisomies...
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