pseudocyesis

[ soo-doh-sahy-ee-sis ]
/ ˌsu doʊ saɪˈi sɪs /

noun, plural pseu·do·cy·e·ses [soo-doh-sahy-ee-seez] /ˌsu doʊ saɪˈi siz/. Pathology, Veterinary Pathology.

Origin of pseudocyesis

First recorded in 1810–20; pseudo- + cyesis
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudocyesis

pseudocyesis
/ (ˌsjuːdəʊsaɪˈiːsɪs) /

noun plural -ses (-siːz)

the technical name for phantom pregnancy
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Medicine definitions for pseudocyesis

pseudocyesis
[ sōō′dō-sī-ēsĭs ]

n.

false pregnancy
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