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[foo l-turm]
  1. of or noting the entire duration of normal pregnancy.
  2. serving the complete designated term of office: He was not a full-term president.
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Historical Examples of full-term

  • She had had nine full-term pregnancies, the last one thirteen months previously.

    Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:

    Louis Marshall Warfield

  • If the female pelvis were exactly like the male pelvis, a full-term living child could never pass through it.


    William J. Robinson

  • They are often very difficult to find, but it is easiest to do so in a perfectly fresh, full-term foetus or young child.

  • It is not unusual for a full-term child not to breathe for even an hour or longer after birth.