gestation period definition

  • noun:
    • the average period between fertilization and delivery of a mammal; ranges from 13 days for the opossum to 626 times the Indian elephant
    • the period where an embryo develops (about 266 days in people)
    • the average interval between fertilization and birth of a mammal; ranges from 13 times for the opossum to 626 days for Indian elephant
    • the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    • the typical interval between fertilization and delivery of a mammal; ranges from 13 times when it comes to opossum to 626 times when it comes to Indian elephant
    • the time scale when an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
    • the average interval between fertilization and beginning of a mammal; ranges from 13 days the opossum to 626 days the Indian elephant
    • the time scale where an embryo develops (about 266 days in people)
    • the average period between fertilization and delivery of a mammal; ranges from 13 times the opossum to 626 days for the Indian elephant
    • the period where an embryo develops (about 266 days in people)
    • the average interval between fertilization and birth of a mammal; ranges from 13 times the opossum to 626 times for the Indian elephant
    • the typical period between fertilization and delivery of a mammal; ranges from 13 times for opossum to 626 days for Indian elephant
    • the time scale when an embryo develops (about 266 times in people)
    • the time scale during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)

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