Gestation Geste

Gestational

Meanings and phrases

gestational

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to gestation

gestational age

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the age of an embryo counting from the time of fertilization; fetal age; fertilization age
E.g.
  • Survival odds increase with increasing gestational age.
  • In human obstetrics, "gestational age" refers to the fertilization age plus two weeks.
  • These mutations occur in utero and can be detected in fetuses of 21 weeks gestational age.
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