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immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after an attack of an infectious disease or by a pregnant mother passing antibodies through the placenta to a acquired immunity
(pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities amnio , amniocentesis
course that teaches pregnant women to use breathing and concentration and exercise techniques to use during labor childbirth-preparation class
act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon conception
custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child couvade
physiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant false pregnancy , pseudocyesis
cow, not pregnant farrow
pregnant, to make fecundate , fertilize , impregnate , inseminate
medical condition in which body deformation or facial development or mental ability of a fetus is impaired because the mother drank alcohol while pregnant fetal alcohol syndrome
stethoscope placed on the pregnant woman's abdomen to listen for the fetal heartbeat fetoscope , foetoscope
pregnancy test that involves injecting some of the woman's urine into an unmated female rabbit and later examining the ovaries of the rabbit; presence of corpora lutea indicates that the woman is pregnant Friedman test , rabbit test
state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus gestation , maternity , pregnancy
pregnant woman gravida
woman, pregnant gravida
(obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time gravida I , primigravida
woman who is pregnant for the second time gravida II , secundigravida
woman who is pregnant for the third time gravida III , tertigravida
wife who has married a man with whom she has been living for some time (especially if she is pregnant at the time) honest woman
method that prepares a mother for natural childbirth; the pregnant woman (in classes and at home) practices (usually with the help of a coach) learns about the physiology of childbirth and techniques of relaxation and concentration and breathing Lamaze method , Lamaze method of childbirth
physiological test to determine whether a person is pregnant pregnancy test
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