couvade syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of couvade syndrome

: a phenomenon in which a male experiences symptoms of pregnancy (as nausea or weight gain) during the time his partner or another woman he is particularly close to is pregnant

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“Couvade syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/couvade%20syndrome. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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