phantom pregnancy

Definition of phantom pregnancy

  1. :  a medical condition in which a woman believes that she is pregnant and can appear to be pregnant when she is not pregnant

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something apparent to sense but with no substantial existence :  apparition

    :  something elusive or visionary

    :  an object of continual dread or abhorrence

  1. :  of the nature of, suggesting, or being a phantom :  illusory

    :  fictitious, dummy

  1. :  the quality of being pregnant (as in meaning)

    :  the condition of being pregnant :  gestation

    :  an instance of being pregnant

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