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liveborn infant

 

Definition: the product of a livebirth; an infant who shows evidence of life after birth; life is considered to be present after birth if any one of the following is observed: 1) the infant breathes; 2) the infant shows beating of the heart; 3) pulsation of the umbilical cord occurs; or 4) definite movement of voluntary muscles occurs.

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