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  Definition of gestation
  1. the conception and development of an idea or plan
  2. the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
  3. the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
Similar Words: pregnancy, maternity, gestation period

 

Hyponyms: trouble, gravidity, gravidness, gravidation, gravida, parity, para, ectopic pregnancy, extrauterine pregnancy, ectopic gestation, extrauterine gestation, eccyesis, metacyesis, entopic pregnancy, placenta previa

 

Derivational Morphology: gestate, conceive, conceptualize, conceptualise, have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, expect

 

 
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