Definition of Gestatory

1. a. Pertaining to gestation or pregnancy.



Definition of Gestatory

1. Adjective. Pertaining to gestation or pregnancy. ¹

2. Adjective. (obsolete) Capable of being carried or worn. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gestatory

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gestatory

gestating
gestation
gestation period
gestation sac
gestational
gestational oedema
gestational proteinuria
gestational psychosis
gestational trophoblastic disease
gestations
gestative
gestatorial chair
gestatory (current term)
geste
gested
gestes
gestic
gestical
gesticulant
gesticulate
gesticulated
gesticulates
gesticulating
gesticulatingly
gesticulation
gesticulations
gesticulative

Literary usage of Gestatory

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1. Theory and Practice of Obstetrics Including Diseases of Pregnancy and by Pierre Cazeaux, St├ęphane Tarnier (1889)
"afflux of fluids towards the gestatory organ, has been at all times considered as predis]X)sing the woman to hemorrhage; such, for instance, as fatigue, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"The crowns and garlands of the ancients were either gestatory, such as they wore about their liea,Is anil ..."

3. The Training of Children, Or, How to Have Them Healthy, Handsome and Happy by James Caleb Jackson (1872)
"Nature dwells out-of-doors. Art lives in temples made with hands. Nature is the greater of the two. gestatory women would do much better to live in the open ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1895)
"The gestatory period of the higher selfhood had passed, and the moral freedom of choice and of possible voluntary character came to light. ..."

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