noun. the condition of a woman who is carrying a growing embryo, that normally persists 266 days from the date of conception until the childbirth. Embryonic growth typically takes place within the uterus, but sometimes it might be outside of such.

PREGNANCY: "The young woman was shocked to learn of her condition, when she's taken every precaution to protect against pregnancy."
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