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shell lined with mother-of-pearl abalone
mother-of-pearl shellfish abalone
act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal ablactation , weaning
human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body abortus
mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel' Achilles
immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
childbirth during which the mother is encouraged to be an active participant active birth
Hindu goddess who releases from sin or disease; mother of the Adityas Aditi
condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered agalactia , agalactosis
Nero's mother Agrippina
granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33) Agrippina , Agrippina the Elder
mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu Ana
severe and progressive depression in infants who lose their mother and do not get a suitable substitute anaclitic depression
second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I; was executed on a charge of adultery (1507-1536) Anne Boleyn , Boleyn
primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops archespore , archesporium
Celtic goddess famous for her beauty; mother of Dylan Arianrhod , Arianrod
mother and earth goddess in Gilgamish epic; identified with Sumerian Ki and Ninkhursag Aruru
one's father's or mother's sister aunt
sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle aunt , auntie , aunty
United States actress; daughter of John Drew and wife of Maurice Barrymore; mother of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1854-1893) Barrymore , Georgiana Barrymore , Georgiana Emma Barrymore
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