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pseudocyesis

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