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1. gestation

noun. ['dʒɛˈsteɪʃən'] the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans).

Synonyms

  • gestation period
  • biological time
  • term
  • full term
  • midterm

Antonyms

  • fertility
  • hypercapnia
  • impotence
  • ill health

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Rhymes with Gestation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with gestation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most species have a gestation of about a month, with the swamp rabbit being a notable exception.

2. gestation

noun. ['dʒɛˈsteɪʃən'] the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus.

Synonyms

  • labour
  • physiological condition
  • maternity
  • lying-in
  • metacyesis
  • placenta previa
  • physical condition
  • ectopic gestation
  • gravidation
  • morning sickness
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • gravidness
  • gravidity
  • childbed
  • extrauterine gestation
  • eccyesis
  • confinement
  • cleavage
  • segmentation
  • travail
  • trouble
  • quickening
  • physiological state
  • para
  • pregnancy
  • entopic pregnancy
  • gravida
  • parturiency
  • extrauterine pregnancy
  • parity

Antonyms

  • anestrus
  • hyperpigmentation
  • impotency
  • estrus

3. gestation

noun. ['dʒɛˈsteɪʃən'] the conception and development of an idea or plan.

Synonyms

  • mental synthesis

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
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