pseudocyesis


pseu·do·cy·e·sis

noun \-sī-ˈē-səs\
plural pseu·do·cy·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of PSEUDOCYESIS

: 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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