The term “gestation,” for instance, is derived from the Latin verb gestāre, used to describe a mammal carrying a burden.
He specifically defends the use of “gestation crates”— tiny pens where pregnant pigs live before giving birth.
How, then, can gestation happen if no one is carrying the fetus?
She had supported Stern when his own career had first been in gestation and then later in free-fall.
For the early Jewish sages, during the first 40 days of gestation, the fetus was nothing more than “mere fluid.”
In the season of love, and during the period of gestation, they are met with only in pairs—a male and female.
The development of the ovule in the womb is known as gestation or pregnancy.
Of course commercial and political events often interrupt the gestation of the arts, or break our idols in pieces.
The period of gestation in both these apes is a matter that cannot be stated with certainty.
If this pregnancy terminated normally, a gestation of 20 days or less is indicated.
1530s, "riding on horseback, etc., as a form of exercise," from Latin gestationem (nominative gestatio) "a carrying," noun of action from gestare "bear, carry, gestate," frequentative of gerere (past participle gestus) "to bear, carry, bring forth" (see gest). Meaning "action or process of carrying young in the womb" is from 1610s.
gestation ges·ta·tion (jě-stā'shən)
The period of fetal development from conception until birth; pregnancy.