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cyesis

[ sahy-ee-sis ]
/ saɪˈi sɪs /
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Definition of cyesis

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

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

OTHER WORDS FROM cyesis

cy·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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