Definition of Gestation. Meaning of Gestation. Synonyms of Gestation

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Definition of Gestation

Gestation
Gestation Ges*ta"tion, n. [L. gestatio a bearing, carrying, fr. gestare to bear, carry, intens. fr. gerere, gestum, to bear: cf. F. gestation. See Gest deed, Jest.] 1. The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments). [Obs.] 2. The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy. 3. Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise. --Dunglison.

Meaning of Gestation from wikipedia

- Gestation is the period of development during the carrying of an embryo or fetus inside viviparous animals. It is typical for mammals, but also occurs...
- Gestational age is a measure of the age of a pregnancy which is taken from the beginning of the woman's last menstrual period (LMP), or the corresponding...
- Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman. A multiple pregnancy involves more than one...
- development of the embryo and of the foetus during a viviparous animal's gestation. Prenatal development starts with fertilization, in the germinal stage...
- Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a woman without diabetes develops high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes generally...
- The gestational sac is the large cavity of fluid surrounding the embryo. During early embryogenesis it consists of the extraembryonic coelom, also called...
- This is a collection of lists of mammal gestation period estimated by experts in their fields. The mammals included are only viviparous (marsupials and...
- rather than establishing pregnancy location. An ultrasound showing a gestational sac with fetal heart in the fallopian tube has a very high specificity...
- menstrual period. Anembryonic gestation is one of the causes of miscarriage of a pregnancy. A blighted ovum or anembryonic gestation is characterized by a normal-appearing...
- Gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) is the development of new hypertension in a pregnant woman after 20 w****s' gestation...
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