pseudopregnancy

noun pseu·do·preg·nan·cy \ ˌsü-dō-ˈpreg-nən(t)-sē \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pseudopregnancy

2 : an anestrous state resembling pregnancy that occurs in various mammals usually after an infertile copulation

pseudopregnant

play \ˌsü-dō-ˈpreg-nənt\ adjective

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First Known Use of pseudopregnancy

1860


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pseudopregnancy

noun pseu·do·preg·nan·cy \ ˌsüd-ō-ˈpreg-nən-sē \

medical Definition of pseudopregnancy

plural pseudopregnancies
: a condition which resembles pregnancy: as
b : an anestrous state resembling pregnancy that occurs in various mammals usually after an infertile copulation

pseudopregnant

play \-nənt\ adjective

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