gestation period


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gestation period

The time between fertilization and birth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gestation period - the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)gestation period - the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
biological time - the time of various biological processes
full term, term - the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
midterm - the middle of the gestation period
trimester - a period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided
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The consignment was significant given Omifco's protracted gestation period.
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In an ambush interview with reporters, the Ilocos Norte congressman said the gestation period for convicting a heinous criminal would take more than five years, which means even if the bill is passed into law, a criminal can only be convicted to death row after the administration of Duterte, who is limited to a six-year term.
The gestation period in agouti is about three and a half months, giving birth to two precocial young (Brown, 1936; Roth-Kolar, 1957; Nieuwendijk, 1980; Sousa et al.
Even though the gestation period for the article was longer than an elephant's and in the intervening period I had built several ARs of various calibers, I still found it extremely informative and exactly as I had hoped it would be.
In the first episode, one of the elephants has been pregnant for nearly two years - the usual gestation period - and has had enough.
How many months is the gestation period for an elephant?
I tried to keep count of the number of times she interspersed her narrative with 'like' but, by the time we reached Sheffield, I had lost track even though, I gathered, we had only reached 12 weeks of her gestation period.
A- No businessman will knowingly get into a business with such a long gestation period.