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synonyms for gestation

  • evolution
  • fecundation
  • gravidity
  • growth
  • incubation
  • maturation
  • pregnancy
  • reproduction
  • ripening
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  • decrease
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Sweden and Norway have eliminated the use of gestation crates, and Germany will phase them out by 2028.
THE WORST HORRORS OF FACTORY FARMING COULD SOON BE PHASED OUT IN EUROPEJONATHAN MOENSSEPTEMBER 29, 2021VOX
The number, which includes only deaths that occurred past 20 weeks of gestation, “is twice the background rate of what would be expected,” he said.
STILLBIRTHS HAVE DOUBLED DURING COVID IN MISSISSIPPI. OFFICIALS ARE SOUNDING THE ALARM.BRITTANY SHAMMASSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The sixth week of gestation is so early in a pregnancy that many people aren’t even aware they are pregnant.
THE STAGGERING IMPLICATIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT’S TEXAS ANTI-ABORTION RULINGIAN MILLHISERSEPTEMBER 2, 2021VOX
Putting the timeline into context, it’s about 20 percent of a monkey’s gestation period.
SCIENTISTS GREW HUMAN CELLS IN MONKEY EMBRYOS, AND YES, IT’S AN ETHICAL MINEFIELDSHELLY FANAPRIL 20, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists defines as extremely preterm babies born before 28 weeks of gestation, the definition we employed.
HOW WE INVESTIGATED DEATH RATES FOR EXTREMELY PRETERM BABIES IN THIS STATE’S LARGEST MATERNITY HOSPITALSBY BRYANT FURLOW, NEW MEXICO IN DEPTHMARCH 30, 2021PROPUBLICA
In which of the three quarters of the twelve months did the gestation of this conspiracy commence?
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The time of gestation is to sixty-three days, and the number of the kittens varies much.
OUR CATS AND ALL ABOUT THEMHARRISON WEIR
In the middle of gestation it turns yellow, then red and lastly black, with a red film.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
In the season of love, and during the period of gestation, they are met with only in pairs—a male and female.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
The duration of pregnancy, or the precise term of Utero Gestation, is not fixed.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
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WORDS RELATED TO GESTATION

  • child-bearing
  • fertilization
  • germination
  • gestation
  • gravidness
  • impregnation
  • parturiency
  • propagation
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