|another name for phantom pregnancy|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
disorder that may mimic many of the effects of pregnancy, including enlargement of the uterus; cessation of menstruation; morning sickness; and even labour pains at term. The cause may be physical-the growth of a tumour or hydatidiform mole in the uterus-or emotional
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