Definition of Trimester

1. Noun. A period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided.

Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period
Group relationships: Gestation, Gestation Period
Specialized synonyms: First Trimester, Second Trimester, Third Trimester



2. Noun. One of three divisions of an academic year.

Definition of Trimester

1. n. A term or period of three months.

Definition of Trimester

1. Noun. A period of three months or about three months. ¹

2. Noun. One of the terms of an academic year in those learning institutions that divide their teaching in three roughly equal terms, each about three months long. Compare semester. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trimester

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Trimester

1. 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trimester

trimerism
trimerisms
trimerite
trimerization
trimerizations
trimerize
trimerized
trimerizes
trimerizing
trimerous
trimers
trimesic
trimesic acid
trimesitic
trimesitic acid
trimester (current term)
trimesters
trimestral
trimestrial
trimetallic
trimetaphan camsylate
trimetazidine
trimeter
trimeters
trimethadione
trimethaphan
trimethaphan camsylate
trimethidium methosulfate
trimethobenzamide
trimethobenzamide hydrochloride

Literary usage of Trimester

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1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1870)
"Winter trimester.—Higher mathematics, and optional studies in the ... Winter trimester.—The English language and literature ; geometry ; history, and Latin. ..."

2. Gulf War And Health by Carolyn Fulco, Institute of Medicine (2005)
"After adjustment for sex, birth order, maternal age, parental education level, and gestational age, first-trimester CO and ..."

3. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"The number of normal babies born in each trimester would be expected to be related inversely to the number of deformed babies. This, however, is not the ..."

4. House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d by United States Congress. House (1870)
"Spring trimester.—Optional studies in the modern languages, ... Winter trimester.—Chemistry; the English language and literature; French; physics, and, ..."

5. Notes on obstetrics for the junior and senior classes, Northwestern by Joseph Bolivar De Lee (1904)
"SIGNS OF THE THIRD trimester. No new signs develop. Menses still absent. ... Palpation of fetal parts is plain, and toward the end of this trimester is like ..."

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