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ges·ta·tion

 (jĕ-stā′shən)
n.
1. The period of development in the uterus from conception until birth; pregnancy.
2. The conception and development of a plan or an idea in the mind.

[Late Latin gestātiō, gestātiōn-, from Latin, a carrying, from gestātus, past participle of gestāre, freqentative of gerere, to carry.]

ges′ta·to′ry (jĕs′tə-tôr′ē), ges·ta′tion·al adj.
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Adj.1.gestational - of or relating to gestation
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Translations

gestational

a. gestacional, gravídico-a, o del embarazo.
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gestational

adj gestacional
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