GESTATION By N., Sam M.S. - 29 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 Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT BIRTH ADJUSTMENTS MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) NEWBORN INFANT (Neonate) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) CHILD PSYCHOLOGY PMDD: Can It Be Cured? UTERUS EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GESTATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gestation/ (accessed July 3, 2022).