quickening

noun

Medical Definition of quickening

: the first motion of a fetus in the uterus felt by the mother usually somewhat before the middle of the period of gestation

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“Quickening.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quickening. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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