Definition of Pseudocyesis

1. Noun. Physiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant.




Definition of Pseudocyesis

1. Noun. false pregnancy; the appearance of signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy when the person or animal is not pregnant ¹

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Definition of Pseudocyesis

1. [n -CYESES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pseudocyesis

pseudoconsensus
pseudoconvex
pseudoconvexity
pseudocopolymer
pseudocopolymers
pseudocopulation
pseudocorrelation
pseudocotunnite
pseudocrater
pseudocraters
pseudocrystal
pseudocubic
pseudocumene
pseudocumenes
pseudocyeses
pseudocyesis (current term)
pseudocylindrical
pseudocyphella
pseudocyphellae
pseudocyst
pseudocysts
pseudodata
pseudodementia
pseudodementias
pseudodemocracies
pseudodemocracy
pseudodemocratic
pseudodevice
pseudodevices
pseudodifferential operator

Literary usage of Pseudocyesis

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1. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"V. FEIGNED PREGNANCY, pseudocyesis. Pregnancy, for various reasons, may be feigned or ... pseudocyesis is observed in women who are advanced in years; ..."

2. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"He also quotes the following case associated with pseudocyesis :— " A woman had given birth to two female children. Some years passed, and lier desire for a ..."

3. Clinical Lectures on the Diseases of Women by James Young Simpson (1872)
"ON SPURIOUS PREGNANCY, OR pseudocyesis. GENTLEMEN—the author of the two remarkable dissertations on Diseases of Women, usually published among the ..."

4. Obstetrics, Normal and Operative by George Peaslee Shears (1916)
"pseudocyesis or Spurious Pregnancy.—Recalling the part played by the maternal instinct in the life of woman, we need not wonder that in the study and in the ..."

5. The Science and art of obstetrics by Sheldon Leavitt (1901)
"pseudocyesis—false, spurious, or phantom pregnancy—has been defined by one as a "mental delusion, resulting in a false interpretation of bodily sensations, ..."

6. Clinical Obstetrics by Robert Jardine (1903)
"... Heart—Funic Souffle— Diagnosis of Pregnancy—pseudocyesis—Duration of Pregnancy. THK indications of pregnancy may he considered under two headings, riz., ..."

7. A Text-book of Obstetrics by John Clarence Webster (1901)
"pseudocyesis (FALSE OR SPURIOUS PREGNANCY). THIS is the condition in which a woman believes herself to be pregnant, though no conception has occurred. ..."

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