GESTATION By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 n. the name that is given to the development of the embryo and foetus in the uterus until birth. See pregnancy. GESTATION: "Gestation time is different for all mammals." Related Psychology Terms FETICIDE UTERUS ABORTION PROGESTERONE FETOSCOPY FETAL MONITORING SPONTANEOUS ABORTION FETAL DISTRESS PREGNANCY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GESTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gestation/ (accessed April 19, 2021).