Synonyms for childbed-fever

1. childbed fever (n.)

serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon

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2. childbed (n.)

concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child

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3. fever (n.)

intense nervous anticipation

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4. fever (n.)

a rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection

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