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gestation

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the state of containing unborn young within the body
  • the length of gestation for the gray wolf is about 63 days

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The first known use of gestation was in 1615

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“Gestation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gestation. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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