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pseudocyesis

[soo-doh-sahy-ee-sis]
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noun, plural pseu·do·cy·e·ses [soo-doh-sahy-ee-seez] /ˌsu doʊ saɪˈi siz/. Pathology, Veterinary Pathology.
  1. false pregnancy.
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Origin of pseudocyesis

First recorded in 1810–20; pseudo- + cyesis
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pseudocyesispseudopregnancy

British Dictionary definitions for pseudocyesis

pseudocyesis

noun plural -ses (-siːz)
  1. the technical name for phantom pregnancy
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pseudocyesis in Medicine

pseudocyesis

(sōō′dō-sī-ēsĭs)
n.
  1. false pregnancy
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