pseudopregnancy

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noun pseu·do·preg·nan·cy \ˌsü-dō-ˈpreg-nən(t)-sē\

Definition of pseudopregnancy

  1. 1 :  pseudocyesis

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

pseudopregnant

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First Known Use of pseudopregnancy

1860


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pseudopregnancy

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

Medical Definition of pseudopregnancy

plural

pseudopregnancies

  1. :  a condition which resembles pregnancy: asa:  pseudocyesisb:  an anestrous state resembling pregnancy that occurs in various mammals usually after an infertile copulation

pseudopregnant

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