Gestation

The period of development of the young in animals, from the time of fertilization of the ovum until birth.

Gestation

The amount of time it takes for an animal to develop inside its mother's womb.
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Gestation

The process of growth of an embryo inside a mammal`s body - the gestation period is the duration of a pregnancy.
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gestation

[n] - the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans) 2. [n] - the conception and development of an idea or plan
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Gestation

The period of time a baby is carried in the uterus; full-term gestation is between 38 and 42 weeks (counted from the first day of the last menstrual period).
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gestation

The period of time a baby is carried in the uterus; full-term gestation is between 38 and 42 weeks (counted from the first day of the last menstrual period).
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Gestation

the period of time between fertilisation of an egg by a sperm and birth of a baby
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Gestation

Gestation: Period of time from conception to birth.
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Gestation

Ges·ta'tion noun [ Latin gestatio a bearing, carrying, from gestare to bear, carry, intens. from gerere , gestum , to bear: confer French gestation . See Gest deed, Jest .] 1. The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments). [ Obsolete] 2. ...
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gestation

<obstetrics> The period of development of the young in viviparous animals, from the time of fertilization of the ovum until birth. ... Origin: L. Gestatio, from gestare = to bear ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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gestation

noun the conception and development of an idea or plan
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gestation

(jes-ta´shәn) pregnancy. adj., gesta´tional., adj.
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Gestation

• (n.) Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise. • (n.) The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy. • (n.) The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments).
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gestation

in mammals, the time between conception and birth, during which the embryo or fetus is developing in the uterus. This definition raises occasional ... [22 related articles]
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gestation

(L. gestatio, from gestare to bear) the period of development of the young in viviparous animals, from the time of fertilization of the ovum until birth.
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Gestation

pregnancy and birth
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gestation

The development of young mammals in the mother's uterus from fertilization to birth. With some exceptions, the gestation period is proportional to the adult size of the animal, thus, for the human young the gestation period is about 270 days, but for the elephant it is closer to two years. Relate...
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Gestation

The length of a pregnancy. The number of weeks from conception until birth which is determined by the beginning of the mother's last period. Babies are usually born at 40 weeks, but are considered full-term from weeks 37 to 42.
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Gestation

Gestation is the period which elapses between the impregnation of any mammal and the birth of the offspring. Gestation varies from 25 days in the case of the mouse to 620 days for an elephant, with the normal human gestation lasting 270 days (9 months).
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gestation

Type: Term Pronunciation: jes-tā′shŭn Synonyms: pregnancy
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gestation

In all mammals except the monotremes (platypus and spiny anteaters), the period from the time of implantation of the embryo in the uterus to birth. This period varies among species; in humans it is about 266 days, in elephants 18–22 months, in cats about 60 days, and in some species of marsupial (such as opossum) as short as 12 days
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Gestation

The development of an embryo inside a female animal until it is fully developed and ready for birth. Gestation period
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Gestation

period refers to the time an animal (Fetus) is developing inside the body of their mother.
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Gestation

The period of time between mating and the birth of the young.
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GESTATION

The full period of pregnancy, from fertilization of the egg by a spermatozoon until birth.
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