Gestational age is basically a measure of the length of time that a baby spends in the womb. The baby's age is calculated in weeks as the time from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period to the day of birth
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The age of the fetus while in the uterus, counted from the first day of the last menstrual period.
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The time (in weeks) from the (start of) last menstrual period.
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<obstetrics> Foetal age of a newborn, calculated from the number of completed weeks since the first day of the mother's last menstrual period to the date of birth. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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the estimated age or stage of maturity of a conceptus. Gestational age of the newborn infant can be estimated by noting various physical characteristics that normally appear at each stage of fetal development. A preterm infant emerging from the birth canal will be covered with a rather heavy coating of vernix caseosa, whereas the ter...
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Type: Term Definitions: 1. in obstetrics, the developmental age of a fetus, usually based on the presumed first day of the last normal menstrual period. 2. in embryology, this term is superfluous because gestation does not begin until fertilization of an oocyte occurs around the middle of the menstrual cycle.
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The age of the fetus, measured in weeks, from the first day of the woman's last menstrual cycle to the current date. The average gestational age is 40 weeks.
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The age of the fetus
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