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Gestation   /dʒɛstˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Gestation

noun
1.
The period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans).  Synonym: gestation period.
2.
The state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus.  Synonyms: maternity, pregnancy.
3.
The conception and development of an idea or plan.



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