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1That comes after or later; subsequent; following, succeeding.
Obstetrics. Of the head or other part of a fetus: that is not the presenting part during labour; coming after the presenting part.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in Reginald Pecock (c1392–?1459), bishop of Chichester and religious author. From after- + coming, present participle of come.
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