- a period of three months 2. [n] - one of three divisions of an academic year
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A third of a pregnancy. Trimesters divide pregnancy into three 13-week periods. The development and potential problems of pregnancy and the foetus vary by trimester.
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A trimester is a period of three months. Pregnancy consists of three trimesters.
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one of three periods lasting about 3 months each; the stages into which pregnancy is divided
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The three three-month sections of a pregnancy.
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Trimester: The nine months of pregnancy is traditionally divided into three trimesters: distinct periods of roughly three months in which different phases of fetal development take place. The first trimester is a time of basic cell differentiation. It is said to truly end at the mother's first perception of fetal movement (quickening) which usually
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A period of 3 months; one-third of the length of a pregnancy. ... Origin: L. Trimestris, of three-month duration ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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a period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided
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(tri-mes´tәr) a period of 3 months.
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• (n.) A term or period of three months.
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trimester 1. A period or term of three months; specifically, each of three such periods into which human gestation (from conception to birth) is divided: First trimester, the first three months of pregnancy. Second trimester, the middle three months of pregnancy. Third trimester, the third and final three months of pregnancy. 2. One of the thre
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a unit of time equal to 3 months or 1/4 year; another name for the quarter . At certain U.S. colleges a trimester is an academic term roughly 14 weeks long. In reckoning the length of human pregnancies, a trimester is a unit of 14 weeks, with the first trimester beginning on the first day of the last menstrual period.
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One of three time periods that a pregnancy is broken into. Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, with each trimester being approximately three months. The first trimester is from conception up to 14 weeks (12 weeks of gestation), the second trimester from 14-28 weeks (12 -26 weeks of gestation) and the third trimester from 28 weeks to 40 wee.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: trī′mes-tĕr, trī-mes′ter Definitions: 1. A period of 3 months; one third of the length of a pregnancy.
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Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters: weeks 0-12 when your baby's major organs are developing; weeks 12-28, when your baby grows and his organs mature; and weeks 29-40, when your baby continues to develop and gain weight before he is born.
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A time span of three months. Pregnancy is divided into three trimesters, each approximately 13 to 14 weeks long. Generally speaking, each trimester is marked by different phases of fetal development.
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a pregnancy is divided into phases, which are about three months each.
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