cyesis

[ sahy-ee-sis ]
/ saɪˈi sɪs /

noun, plural cy·e·ses [sahy-ee-seez] /saɪˈi siz/.


Nearby words

  1. cyclotron,
  2. cyclotropia,
  3. cyd,
  4. cyder,
  5. cydnus,
  6. cyetic,
  7. cyf,
  8. cygnet,
  9. cygnus,
  10. cygnus a

Origin of cyesis

< New Latin < Greek kýēsis pregnancy, equivalent to kyē- (variant stem of kyeîn to be pregnant) + -sis -sis

Related formscy·et·ic [sahy-et-ik] /saɪˈɛt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for cyesis

cyesis

/ (saɪˈiːsɪs) /

noun plural -ses (-siːz)

med the technical name for pregnancy

Word Origin for cyesis

from Greek kuēsis

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Medicine definitions for cyesis

cyesis

[ sī-ēsĭs ]

n.

pregnancy

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