Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to gestation.

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  • adj. of or relating to gestation

Etymologies

gestation +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some women develop diabetes during pregnancy; this is known as gestational diabetes mellitus, or GDM.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • The method of surrogacy the couple are using is called gestational surrogacy where the embryo is implanted into a surrogate mother.

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  • They surely do: Most liberals, for instance, believe that race discrimination is wrong, rape is wrong, murder is wrong, legal interference with a woman’s right to get an abortion (at least until a certain gestational age) is wrong, and soon.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Moral relativism:

  • Molar pregnancies (also called gestational trophoblastic disease and hydatidiform mole) happen when the cells that are supposed to develop into the placenta instead develop into a tumor made of trophoblastic (placental) cells.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • But it is interesting how many men are turning to donor egg and then a woman that medical science likes to call a gestational carrier can do this.

    CNN Transcript Dec 23, 2008

  • This test identifies women who are at higher risk of having a special form of diabetes called gestational diabetes, which develops in some women during pregnancy.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • (If the condition gets severe, however, it can result in a temporary condition called gestational diabetes in the mother, which is associated with heavier babies and a higher risk of obesity in childhood.) (See iPhone apps for new moms.)

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Pregnant women with a history of pregnancy-related diabetes, also called gestational diabetes, have a good chance of developing the condition again, suggests

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  • - Q1 non-infant realbuzz. com Celebrity Sporting Blogs history of pregnancy-related diabetes, also called gestational diabetes, have a good chance of developing the condition again, suggests a large new study.

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  • In addition, studies have shown that when women do develop diabetes during pregnancy, known as gestational diabetes, breastfeeding the newborn can improve their glucose metabolism and help stabilize the condition.

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