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live-born Line breaks: live-born
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪvbɔːn/

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Definition of live-born in English:


Born alive, not stillborn.
Example sentences
  • Following this dubious authority, the world's press unanimously regurgitated the false information that although there had been some previous instances of this malformation, none of them had been live-born.
  • But Mr Blackford may be right when he tells us not to worry about the production of live-born humans by cloning procedures.
  • Table 4 compares the number of parental/nonparental chromosomes observed in live-born offspring with the number of each type found in the maternal pronucleus in the present experiment.
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