Definition of Pregnancy

1. Noun. The state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus.




Definition of Pregnancy

1. n. The condition of being pregnant; the state of being with young.

Definition of Pregnancy

1. Noun. The condition of being pregnant. ¹

2. Noun. The period of time this condition prevails. ¹

3. Noun. The progression of stages from conception to birth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pregnancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pregnancy

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Literary usage of Pregnancy

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1. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"pregnancy. Legal relations.—The subject of pregnancy, in so far as the proofs of this condition in the lining female are concerned, rarely demands the ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"The progress of pregnancy disturbed or endangered by the supervention of ... pregnancy in which the foetus is developed in the interior of the ovary. ..."

3. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"had not begun, but that the pregnancy had caused a laceration of the spleen, ... Edge" «peaks of a case of chorea in pregnancy in a woman of twenty-seven, ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"She recovered, and pregnancy proceeded to term without complications, ... The patient, aged 38, was in the third month of pregnancy, when nephrectomy for ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"The Treatment of Fibroids Complicating pregnancy.—TATE (Brit. Med. Jour., October 22, 1910) draws attention to the unfavorable changes which may occur in ..."

6. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"This study also showed -HAS terminated pregnancy when given lys 8 through 11, further identifying the for LH during this period (3-5). ..."

7. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology by Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1892)
"Signs of pregnancy—Uncertainty of Duration of pregnancy—Precocious pregnancy—Unconscious pregnancypregnancy in the Dead. THE subject of pregnancy is an ..."

8. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1891)
"The bladder in early pregnancy is less capable of distention in the ... Later in pregnancy the enlarging uterus draws the bladder upward above the pelvic ..."

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