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pseudopregnancy

Line breaks: pseudo|preg¦nancy
Pronunciation: /sjuːdə(ʊ)ˈprɛɡnənsi
 
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Definition of pseudopregnancy in English:

noun (plural pseudopregnancies)

Another term for phantom pregnancy.
Example sentences
  • After undergoing a pseudopregnancy, my neighbors' Jack Russell terrier chased away the family's cat and adopted and suckled her kittens.
  • Zearalenone consumption will produce vulva swelling, prolapse, pseudopregnancy, false heat symptoms, and other estrogenic problems in the reproductive process.
  • Diestrus follows estrus in the nonpregnant cycle, characterized by a state of ‘pseudopregnancy’, which is followed by a return of the uterus and ovaries to the anestrus, resting state.

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