Definition of afterbirth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

afterbirth

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɑːftəbɜːθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæftərbɜːrθ//
 
(also the afterbirth)[singular] Birth
 
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the material that comes out of a woman or female animal’s body after a baby has been born, and which was necessary to feed and protect the baby synonym placenta See related entries: Birth
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: afterbirth