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gestate

[′je‚stāt]
(embryology)
To carry the young in the uterus from conception to delivery.
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As in, his oil massage-ready single, "Grippin," which depicts a night of passionate sextacy, rocks the best Ludacris verse in a minute and hinges on the kind of chorus that gestates inside your brain like that little worm from The Wrath of Khan.
As a result, the components of procreation have become increasingly fragmented: The role of "mother" no longer necessarily refers to a woman who both provides the ovum for a child and gestates her, and the role of "father" no longer necessarily refers to a man who provides sperm.