pregnancy

[n] - the state of being pregnant
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Pregnancy

The time between fertilisation and the birth of a baby
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Pregnancy

Our Pregnancy Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Pregnancy Pregnancy: The state of carrying a developing embryo or fetus within the female body. This condition can be indicated by positive results on an over-the-counter urine test, and confirmed through a blood test, ultrasound, detection of fetal heartbeat...
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Pregnancy

Preg'nan·cy noun 1. The condition of being pregnant; the state of being with young. 2. Figuratively: The quality of being heavy with important contents, issue, significance, etc.; unusual consequence or capacity; fertility. Fuller.
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pregnancy

The condition of having a developing embryo or foetus in the body, after union of an ovum and spermatozoon. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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pregnancy

gestation noun the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
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pregnancy

(preg´nәn-se) the condition of having a developing embryo or fetus in the body, after union of an oocyte and spermatozoon. It is marked by cessation of the menses; nausea on arising in the morning (morning sickness); enlargement of the breasts and pigmentation of the nipples; progressive enlargement of the abdomen...
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Pregnancy

• (n.) Figuratively: The quality of being heavy with important contents, issue, significance, etc.; unusual consequence or capacity; fertility. • (n.) The condition of being pregnant; the state of being with young.
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pregnancy

process and series of changes that take place in a woman`s organs and tissues as a result of a developing fetus. The entire process from ... [42 related articles]
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pregnancy

Type: Term Definitions: 1. maieusiophobia.
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pregnancy

In humans the nine-month period from the fertilization and implantation of an ovum (egg), the development of embryo and fetus through the birth of a child. Interruption of menstruation and change in structure and shape of the mammary glands (breasts) are early signs; morning sickness, which may be m...
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pregnancy

pregnancy, period of time between fertilization of the ovum (conception) and birth, during which mammals carry their developing young in the uterus (see embryo). The duration of pregnancy in humans is about 280 days, equal to 9 calendar months. After the fertilized ovum is implanted in the uterus, r...
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pregnancy

Type: Term Pronunciation: preg′năn-sē Definitions: 1. The state of a female after conception and until the termination of the gestation. Synonyms: fetation, gestation, gravidism, graviditas
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pregnancy

Click images to enlargeIn humans, the process during which a developing embryo grows within the woman's womb. It begins at conception and ends at birth, and the normal length is 40 weeks, or around nine months. Menstruation usually stops on conception. About one in five pregnancies fails, but most of these failures oc...
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pregnancy

A condition in which a female is carrying a developing offspring within the body.
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pregnancy

The condition between conception (fertilization of an egg by a sperm) and birth, during which the fertilized egg develops in the uterus. In humans, pregnancy lasts about 288 days.
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Pregnancy

{pp-semi-vandalism|small=yes} Pregnancy is the development of one or more offspring, known as an embryo or fetus, in a woman`s uterus. It is the common name for gestation in humans. A multiple pregnancy involves more than one embryo or fetus in a single pregnancy, such as with twins. Childbirth usually occurs about 38 weeks after conception; in w....
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Pregnancy

[mammals] In mammals, pregnancy is the period of reproduction during which a female carries one or more live offspring from implantation in the uterus through gestation. It begins when a fertilized zygote implants in the female`s uterus; and ends once it leaves the uterus. ==Fertilization and implantation== A male and female copulate, the m...
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Pregnancy

The state of carrying a developing embryo or fetus within the female body. This condition can be ind
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Pregnancy

The period of time from conception to birth or miscarriage.
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