full-term

adjective \ ˈfu̇l-ˌtərm \

Definition of full-term

: retained in the uterus for the normal period of gestation before birth
  • a full-term newborn

First Known Use of full-term

1844


FULL-TERM Defined for English Language Learners

full-term

adjective

Definition of full-term for English Language Learners

  • : lasting for the normal length of time; also : born after a pregnancy that lasts for the normal length of time


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