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gestation

a. the development of the embryo of a viviparous mammal, between conception and birth: about 266 days in humans, 624 days in elephants, and 63 days in cats
b. (as modifier): gestation period
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Berghanel states that prenatal maternal stress late in gestation causes mothers to invest less energy in their newborn, which leads to slower growth in the womb and during infancy, but doesn't affect growth later.
More recently, it was demonstrated that intravaginal devices (IVDs) impregnated with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) can also efficiently maintain gestation (GASPERIN et al.
sup][8],[11],[12] This study aimed to describe and measure the normal ultrasonographic features of cortical sulcus development (especially the insula, SF, POF, and calcarine fissure [CF]) in human fetus between 18 and 41 weeks of gestation in a large Chinese population.
A single course of corticosteroids "may be considered for pregnant women starting at 23 0/7 weeks of gestation who are at risk of preterm delivery within 7 days.
9 Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is one of the most serious complications of the monochorionic multiple gestation.
The study also found that 36 percent of marijuana users participating in the study gave birth at less than 28 weeks of gestation and 64 percent gave birth at less than 32 weeks of gestation.
Lactating sows were divided into six groups on the basis of body weight (190, 200, 210, 220, 230, and 240 kg) at 109 d of gestation in parity 1 (Table 1).
4) Before 41 weeks of gestation, a number of complications of pregnancy, both maternal and neonatal, increase with increasing week of gestation.
It is defined as rupture of fetal membranes at or beyond 37 weeks of gestation in the absence of spontaneous uterine activity.
The growth curves began to differ between the groups beginning at 16 weeks' gestation, and extended to delivery, said Dr.
The mesenchyme of this offshoot on the 11th day of gestation establishes contact with the ectoplacental cone, i.