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Meaning of "maternal death" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MATERNAL DEATH

maternal death  [məˈtɜːnəl dɛθ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MATERNAL DEATH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Maternal death is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MATERNAL DEATH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

maternal death

Maternal death

According to the United Nations Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-agency Group, which consists of representatives from the World Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, the United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Population Division, the World Bank and world-renowned academics, maternal death is: "The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes." Maternal death prevalence is measured by the maternal mortality ratio, maternal mortality rate, lifetime risk of maternal death, and proportion of maternal deaths among deaths of women of reproductive age.

Definition of maternal death in the English dictionary

The definition of maternal death in the dictionary is the death of a woman while pregnant or shortly after childbirth or an abortion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MATERNAL DEATH


death
dɛθ
life-and-death
ˈlaɪfəndˈdɛθ
life-or-death
ˌlaɪfəˈdɛθ
megadeath
ˈmɛɡəˌdɛθ
predeath
priːˈdɛθ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MATERNAL DEATH

materialness
materials
materiel
maternal
maternal deprivation
maternal health care
maternal instinct
maternalism
maternalistic
maternally
maternity
maternity allowance
maternity benefit
maternity dress
maternity grant
maternity home
maternity hospital
maternity leave
maternity pay
maternity ward

WORDS THAT END LIKE MATERNAL DEATH

a matter of life and death
accidental death
brain death
breath
catch one´s death
cot death
dance of death
flog to death
heat death
in at the death
kiss of death
like grim death
living death
programmed cell death
put to death
scared to death
sudden cardiac death
sudden death
to death
unnatural death
wall of death

Synonyms and antonyms of maternal death in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «maternal death» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MATERNAL DEATH

Find out the translation of maternal death to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of maternal death from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «maternal death» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

产妇死亡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

muerte materna
570 millions of speakers

English

maternal death
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मातृ मृत्यु
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وفيات الأمهات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

материнской смертности
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

morte materna
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাতৃ মৃত্যু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la mortalité maternelle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kematian ibu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tod der Mutter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

妊産婦の死亡
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모성 사망
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pati ibu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tử vong mẹ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாய் மரணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माता मृत्यू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Anne ölümü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mortalità materna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

śmierć matki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

материнської смертності
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mortalității materne
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θάνατο της μητέρας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moeder se dood
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

moderns död
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mors død
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of maternal death

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MATERNAL DEATH»

The term «maternal death» is regularly used and occupies the 77.705 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MATERNAL DEATH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «maternal death» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «maternal death» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about maternal death

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MATERNAL DEATH»

Discover the use of maternal death in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to maternal death and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Maternal Mortality in 2000: Estimates Developed by WHO, ...
In practical terms then, there are two distinct approaches to identifying maternal deaths, one based on medical cause of death following the ICD definition of maternal death, and the other based on timing of death relative to pregnancy, that is, ...
Ken Hill, Yoonjoung Choi, 2004
2
Maternal and Perinatal Health in Developing Countries
Causes and Timing of Maternal Death Data from both high and low income coun — tries show convincingly that the greatest risk of maternal death occurs near the time of delivery, with decreasing risk throughout the first week after delivery.
Julia Hussein, Affette McCaw-Binns, Roger Webber, 2012
3
Perinatal Nursing
Hemorrhage during pregnancy is one of the leading causes of maternal death in the United States along with embolism and pregnancy-induced hypertension ( Chang et al., 2003). The leading cause of death in women whose pregnancy ends ...
Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A. Creehan, 2008
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Essentials of Autopsy Practice: Recent Advances, Topics and ...
The overall rate of maternal death has declined with a corresponding decrease in the infant mortality rate. Maternity services in the UK are sophisticated in comparison to less developed countries where the maternal mortality rate is still very ...
Guy N. Rutty, 2004
5
Maternal and Child Health
The International Classification of Diseases defines a maternal death as the death of a woman during pregnancy or within 42 days of its termination, regardless of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated ...
Jonathan B. Kotch, Professor Dept of Maternal and Child Health Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina Chapel Hill North Carolina Jonathan B Kotch, M.D., 2012
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Maternal-Newborn Nursing: The Critical Components of Nursing ...
Maternal Death and Mortality Rates The Department of Health and Human Services classifies maternal deaths as follows: □ Maternal death is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the death of a woman during pregnancy or ...
Robert Durham, Linda Chapman, 2013
7
Maternal Mortality, Human Rights and Accountability
4.3 Approach to maternal death investigations in Sri Lanka – MDAs The current maternal death audit system being implemented in Sri Lanka evolved over time. In the 1950s public health midwives investigated maternal deaths – they reported  ...
Paul Hunt, Tony Gray, 2013
8
Global Health 101
Richard Skolnik. gested that about 15 percent of the maternal deaths over this period were associated with HIV/AIDS.37 There are both indirect and direct causes of maternal death. About 20 percent of maternal deaths are from indirect causes, ...
Richard Skolnik, 2011
9
Maternal Child Nursing Care
Maternal death can be caused by a variety of complications, including embolism, hypertension, hemorrhage, infection, and cardiomyopathy (see Chapter 1). In many cases, the death of a mother is sudden and unexpected. Any instance of ...
Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, 2013
10
Essentials of Global Health
About 80% of maternal deaths stem from direct causes, including hemorrhage, infection, eclampsia, and obstructed labor. Figure 9-1 indicates the major causes of maternal death and the share of maternal deaths worldwide that are associated ...
Richard Skolnik, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MATERNAL DEATH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term maternal death is used in the context of the following news items.
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Child Nutrition Needs Further Attention
Furthermore, he noted that there are still challenges with maternal death during delivery child death in the first seven days of life. But he also ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Nigeria ranks high in global infant, maternal death rates …Airtel …
With Nigeria having the second global highest infant and maternal death rates (with India being number 1), the government flung into action ... «BusinessDay, Jul 15»
3
Innovating Healthcare for Post 2015
And that again is used to manage post-partum hemorrhage, which is the leading cause of maternal death.” The U.N. Summit to adopt the ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
4
Maternal & Infant Mortality Reduction: Airtel playing significant role …
With Nigeria having the second global highest infant and maternal death rates (with India being number 1), the government flung into action ... «WorldStage, Jul 15»
5
The maternal death tragedy: Facts come into better focus
ATLANTA | “Maternal mortality” is a chilling phrase. And it's a term that has haunted Georgia public health and medical officials for years. «Online Athens, Jul 15»
6
Ebola Studies Indicate Potential Maternal Risk Associated With …
... continue research on new vaccines it has also exposed other information on additional data; things like risk for maternal death, for example. «Pioneer News, Jul 15»
7
Childbirth Deaths: Senate President's Wife Cries Out
“There is a scientific evidence that 30 per cent of maternal death can be prevented by increasing access to an uptake of contraceptives. We should further ... «NAIJ.COM, Jul 15»
8
If You Ever Wondered Why Women Outlive Men, Now You May …
There was a period of irregular but general steady maternal death rates until about 1900. These then dipped slightly till the First World War and continued so till ... «IJ Review, Jul 15»
9
Saraki's wife decries high rate of infant mortality in Nigeria
“There is a scientific evidence that 30 per cent of maternal death can be prevented by increasing access to an uptake of contraceptives. «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
10
Aid is a package of help ... including maternal care
It is no coincidence that of the 10 countries with the highest maternal death rates in the world, eight are also affected by insecurity and conflict: ... «The National, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Maternal death [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/maternal-death>. Mar 2020 ».
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