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surrogacy

noun sur·ro·ga·cy \ˈsər-ə-gə-sē\

: the practice by which a woman (called a surrogate mother) becomes pregnant and gives birth to a baby in order to give it to someone who cannot have children

Full Definition of SURROGACY

:  the practice of serving as a surrogate mother

Examples of SURROGACY

  1. choosing between adoption and surrogacy

First Known Use of SURROGACY

1982

surrogacy

noun sur·ro·ga·cy \ˈsər-ə-gə-sē, ˈsə-rə-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sur·ro·ga·cies

Medical Definition of SURROGACY

:  the practice of serving as a surrogate mother

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