Origin of trimester
Examples from the Web for trimester
She was in her second trimester when she and her husband were given a grim prognosis.Women Share Their Secret Abortion Stories For 1 in 3 Campaign|Brandy Zadrozny|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each of these studies found that exposure to starvation during the first trimester of pregnancy appeared to do the most harm.
Bear in mind that the Mississippi legislature is only in session for 90 days each year—or basically one trimester.
Then, at the end of the first trimester, John drops a bombshell: there is not one love-child, but two.
Word Origin for trimester
1821, "period of three months," from French trimestre (early 17c.), from Latin trimestris "of three months," from tri- "three" (see tri-) + mensis "month" (see moon (n.)). Specific obstetrics sense is attested from 1916.