Meaning of GESTATION in English

GESTATION

— gestational, gestative /jes"teuh tiv, je stay"-/ , adj.

/je stay"sheuhn/ , n.

the process, state, or period of gestating.

[ 1525-35; gestation- (s. of gestatio ), equiv. to gestat ( us ) (see GESTATE) + -ion- -ION ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .