[ soo-doh-preg-nuhn-see ]
/ ˌsu doʊˈprɛg nən si /
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noun, plural pseu·do·preg·nan·cies.
Pathology, Veterinary Pathology. false pregnancy.
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudopregnancy
/ (ˈsjuːdəʊˌprɛɡnənsɪ) /
another name for phantom pregnancy
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Medical definitions for pseudopregnancy
[ sōō′dō-prĕg′nən-sē ]
A condition resembling pregnancy that occurs in some mammals, marked by persistence of the corpus luteum and usually following infertile copulation.
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