- I(Roget's IV) n.Syn. reproduction, fertilization, gestation, gravidity, propagation, parturiency, germination, fecundation, productivity, fertility.II(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.gestation, fertilization, incubation, *the family way, parturiency.WORD FIND• abortion, spontaneous: miscarriage• before labor: antepartum• blood discharge before labor: bloody show• brown patches on pregnant woman’s skin: *mask of pregnancy, chloasma• dark line on pregnant woman’s belly: linea nigra• embryo, earliest form of: blastocyst• false pregnancy: pseudocyesis• fetal movement, mother’s first perception of: quickening• fluid: amniotic fluid• fluid secreted from breast prior to birth: colostrum• fluid withdrawal from uterus, test: amniocentesis• genetic test sampling of placenta: chorionic villus sampling• implantation of fertilized eggs, mechanical: in vitro fertilization• nausea: morning sickness• optical examination of fetus through scope: fetoscopy• organ providing nutrients and oxygen to fetus from mother: placenta• premature birth, abnormality leading to: incompetent cervix• semen, artificial deposit of: artificial insemination• sympathetic pregnancy symptoms of father: couvade• three-month division: trimester• ultrasound picture of fetus: sonogram• uterus, development of egg outside of: ectopic pregnancyIII(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The condition of carrying a developing fetus within the uterus: gestation, gravidity, gravidness, parturiency. See REPRODUCTION.
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