surrogate mother


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surrogate mother

n.
1. A woman who agrees, usually for pay, to give birth to a child resulting from artificial insemination or the implantation of an already fertilized egg and who surrenders any parental rights to a third party.
2. One that acts as, serves as, or is a mother substitute.

surrogate motherhood n.

surrogate mother

n
(Medicine) a woman who bears a child on behalf of a couple unable to have a child, either by artificial insemination from the man or implantation of an embryo from the woman
surrogacy n

sur′rogate moth′er


n.
1. a person who acts in the place of another person's biological mother.
2.
a. a woman who helps a couple to have a child by carrying to term an embryo conceived by the couple and transferred to her uterus; gestational carrier.
b. a woman who helps a couple to have a child by being inseminated with the man's sperm and either donating the embryo for transfer to the woman's uterus or carrying it to term.
[1975–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surrogate mother - a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do sosurrogate mother - a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so; "a surrogate mother is artificially inseminated with the father's semen and carries the fetus to term"
female parent, mother - a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother); "the mother of three children"
Translations
náhradní matka
rugemorsurrogatmor
kohdunvuokraaja
surogatna majka
béranya
代理母
대리모
náhradná matka
surrogatmamma
ผู้หญิงที่รับอุ้มท้องแทน
người mẹ đẻ thay

surrogate mother

nmadre f biologica

surrogate

(ˈsarəgeit) noun
a person or thing that is considered or used as a substitute for another person or thing.
surrogate ˈmother noun
a woman who has a baby for another woman who is unable to have babies.

surrogate mother

أُمٌّ بَدِيلَة náhradní matka rugemor Leihmutter ανάδοχη μητέρα madre de alquiler, madre sustituta kohdunvuokraaja mère porteuse surogatna majka madre surrogata 代理母 대리모 draagmoeder surrogatmor matka zastępcza mãe de aluguel, mãe de aluguer суррогатная мать surrogatmamma ผู้หญิงที่รับอุ้มท้องแทน taşıyıcı anne người mẹ đẻ thay 代孕母亲
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