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gestation

ges·ta·tion

gestation

 
pronunciation:
je steI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the time that an organism spends developing in a womb, egg, or the like before being born.
definition 2: the period during which a scheme, plan, idea, or the like is being developed.
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derivations: gestational (adj.), gestative (adj.)