gestation period


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gestation period

The time between fertilization and birth.
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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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To better understand the unique relationship between maternal Alzheimer's disease and risk in her offspring, Dr Pratico and his colleagues looked at maternal fat intake specifically during the gestation period in mice engineered to develop Alzheimer's disease.
To better understand the unique relationship between maternal Alzheimer's disease and risk in her offspring, Dr Pratico and colleagues looked at maternal fat intake specifically during the gestation period in mice engineered to develop Alzheimer's disease.
Pregnancies that continued till 40 to 41 weeks of gestation had an increased risk of 64 percent stillbirths as compared to deliveries that took place at 37 weeks of gestation period, the researchers found.
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The infant weighed around 2.5kg and was born on April 1 after a gestation period of eight-and-ahalf months.
""Due to the slow nature of work and lack of skilled labour, the conservation work could not be completed within the approved gestation period and the scheme was revised with its gestation period being enhanced up to June 2020," sources said.They said that the project remained less funded during its gestation period as the releases are lesser than the planned allocation as per revised PC-I.
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Infrastructure funding, he stated, has a long gestation period within which projects are conceived and concluded before they will begin to generate income.
Scientists believed Thi, who was already a great-grandmother and matriarch of the herd, had lost the calf as the usual gestation period for an Asian elephant is around 22 months.
Anjan, a rare Asian elephant calf, was born at 25 months Scientists believed the elephant's mother Thi Hi Way, who was already a great-grandmother and matriarch of the herd, had lost the calf as the usual gestation period for an Asian elephant is around 22 months.