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couvade syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of COUVADE SYNDROME

:  a phenomenon in which a male experiences symptoms of pregnancy (as nausea or weight gain) during the time his partner or another woman he is particularly close to is pregnant
April 18, 2015
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to veil, ripple, or meander
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