HyperDic: gestation

English > 3 senses of the word gestation:
NOUNtimegestation, gestation periodthe period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
stategestation, pregnancy, maternitythe state of being pregnant
cognitiongestationthe conception and development of an idea or plan
gestation > pronunciation
Soundsjhehstey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > gestation: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans).
Synonymgestation period
PartsmidtermThe middle of the gestation period
term, full termThe end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
trimesterA period of three months
Broaderbiological timeThe time of various biological processes
Spanishgestación
Catalangestació, període de gestació
Adjectivesgestationalof or relating to gestation / gestation
Verbsgestatebe pregnant with
English > gestation: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus.
Synonymspregnancy, maternity
Category ofamniocentesis, amnio(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
endometrium(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus
fetal movement, foetal movementmotion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
phlebothrombosis, venous thrombosisthrombosis of a vein without prior inflammation of the vein
stretch markA narrow band resulting from tension on the skin (as on abdominal skin after pregnancy)
Partscleavage, segmentation(embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
morning sicknessnausea early in the day
parturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbedconcluding state of pregnancy
quickeningThe stage of pregnancy at which the mother first feels the movements of the fetus
Narrowerectopic pregnancy, extrauterine pregnancy, ectopic gestation, extrauterine gestation, eccyesis, metacyesispregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
entopic pregnancypregnancy resulting from normal gestation in the uterus
gravidaThe number of the pregnancy that a woman is in
gravidity, gravidness, gravidationTechnical terms for pregnancy
parity, para(obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
placenta previapregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part)
troubleAn unwanted pregnancy
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Spanishembarazo, gestación, gravidez, preñado, preñez
Catalanembaràs, gestació, prenyat
Adjectivesgestationalof or relating to gestation / gestation
progestationalpreceding and favoring gestation
Verbsgestatebe pregnant with
English > gestation: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe conception and development of an idea or plan.
Broaderconstruction, mental synthesisThe creation of a construct
Adjectivesgestationalof or relating to gestation / gestation
Verbsgestatehave the idea for

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