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pseudocyesis

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noun pseu·do·cy·e·sis \-sī-ˈē-səs\

Medical Definition of pseudocyesis

plural pseu·do·cy·e·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a psychosomatic state that occurs without conception and is marked by some of the physical symptoms (as cessation of menses, enlargement of the abdomen, and apparent fetal movements) and changes in hormonal balance of pregnancy




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