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tri·mes·ter

 (trī-mĕs′tər, trī′mĕs′-)
n.
1. A period or term of three months.
2. One of three terms into which an academic year is divided in some universities and colleges.

[French trimestre, from Latin trimēstris, trimēnstris, of three months : tri-, tri- + mēnsis, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

tri·mes′tral (-trəl), tri·mes′tri·al (-trē-əl) adj.

trimester

(traɪˈmɛstə)
n
1. a period of three months
2. (Education) (in some US and Canadian universities or schools) any of the three academic sessions
[C19: from French trimestre, from Latin trimēstris of three months, from tri- + mēnsis month]
triˈmestral, triˈmestrial adj

tri•mes•ter

(traɪˈmɛs tər, ˈtraɪ mɛs-)

n.
1. a term or period of three months: the first trimester of pregnancy.
2. one of the three approximately equal terms into which the academic year is divided.
[1815–25; < French trimestre < Latin trimē(n)stris of three months]

trimester

Any of three parts that the academic year is divided into in some colleges and universities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trimester - a period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
gestation, gestation period - the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
first trimester - time period extending from the first day of the last menstrual period through 12 weeks of gestation
second trimester - time period extending from the 13th to the 27th week of gestation
third trimester - time period extending from the 28th week of gestation until delivery
2.trimester - one of three divisions of an academic year
academic year, school year - the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
academic session, academic term, school term, session - the time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term"
Translations
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trimester

[trɪˈmestəʳ] Ntrimestre m

trimester

nTrimester nt

tri·mes·ter

n. trimestre, tres meses.

trimester

n trimestre m trimethoprim n trimetoprim m, trimetoprima (INN)
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Recently, due to the results of large population-based studies in the United States and Europe, myriad new options have been introduced for Down syndrome risk assessment that can be done either in the first trimester or by combining first- and second-trimester measurements.
While research has established that women who have abortions have different traits compared to all women of reproductive age--they are poorer, younger and less likely to be white--little is known about the characteristics of the subset of patients who have abortions after the first trimester.
The study found that women seeking abortion services after the first trimester were more likely to be younger (under age 20), African American, and have less education compared to women seeking services in the first trimester.