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surrogate mother

noun

Simple Definition of surrogate mother

  • : a woman who agrees to become pregnant in order to give the baby to someone who cannot have children

Full Definition of surrogate mother

  1. :  a woman who becomes pregnant usually by artificial insemination or surgical implantation of a fertilized egg for the purpose of carrying the fetus to term for another woman

surrogate motherhood noun

1978

First Known Use of surrogate mother

1978

Rhymes with surrogate mother


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surrogate mother

noun

Medical Definition of surrogate mother

  1. :  a woman who becomes pregnant usually by artificial insemination or surgical implantation of a fertilized egg for the purpose of carrying the fetus to term for another woman

  2. surrogate motherhood noun




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