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English noun: pregnancy

1. pregnancy (state) the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus


Synonymsgestation, maternity


Broader (hypernym)physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state


Narrower (hyponym)eccyesis, ectopic gestation, ectopic pregnancy, entopic pregnancy, extrauterine gestation, extrauterine pregnancy, gravida, gravidation, gravidity, gravidness, metacyesis, para, parity, placenta previa, trouble


Part holonymchildbed, cleavage, confinement, labor, labour, lying-in, morning sickness, parturiency, quickening, segmentation, travail


Domain category membersamnio, amniocentesis, endometrium, fetal movement, foetal movement, phlebothrombosis, stretch mark, venous thrombosis









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