Definition of pregnancy in English:


Syllabification: preg·nan·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈpreɡnənsē

noun (plural pregnancies)

The condition or period of being pregnant: the first weeks of pregnancy a straightforward pregnancy
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  • To date, however, the efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy is not known.
  • We also asked women about use of nicotine replacement therapy during pregnancy.
  • First births were defined as births to women who had had no previous pregnancies or whose previous pregnancies had all ended in abortion.
rare parturiency, gravidity

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