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pregnancy

[preg-nuh n-see] /ˈprɛg nən si/
noun, plural pregnancies.
1.
the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; pregn(ant) + -ancy
Related forms
postpregnancy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postpregnancy

pregnancy

/ˈprɛɡnənsɪ/
noun (pl) -cies
1.
the state or condition of being pregnant
2.
the period from conception to childbirth
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postpregnancy in Medicine

pregnancy preg·nan·cy (prěg'nən-sē)
n.

  1. The condition of a woman or female mammal from conception until birth; the condition of being pregnant.

  2. The period during which a woman or female mammal is pregnant. Also called cyesis.

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postpregnancy in Science
pregnancy
  (prěg'nən-sē)   
  1. The condition of carrying developing offspring within the body.

  2. The time period during which this condition exists; gestation.


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