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false pregnancy

noun, Pathology, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
physiological signs of pregnancy without conception; pseudocyesis.
Also called pseudopregnancy.
Origin of false pregnancy
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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British Dictionary definitions for false pregnancy

false pregnancy

noun
1.
another name for phantom pregnancy
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false pregnancy in Medicine

false pregnancy n.
See pseudocyesis.

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