Definitions for afterpainˈæf tərˌpeɪn, ˈɑf-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

af•ter•painˈæf tərˌpeɪn, ˈɑf-(n.)

  1. any discomfort arising from the normal contractions of the uterus following childbirth, sometimes continuing for several days postpartum.

Origin of afterpain:

1550–60

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  1. afterpain(Noun)

    pain of uterine contractions experienced after childbirth (especially after passage of the placenta)

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