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full term

Etymology: AS, fol + Gk, terma, limit
pertaining to the normal period of human gestation, between 38 and 41 weeks. When pregnancy is calculated from the date of the last menstrual cycle, full term is considered 37 to 40 weeks.
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He said: 'You are supposed to serve the remaining term of the guy who resigned, not to a full term.
Thickness of both right and left suprarenal glands showed gradual increase with the fetal age between 20 weeks to full term.
Effects of a birth earlier than full term may be lifelong.
In addition, Fitch affirms the underlying 'AA' rating on approximately $230 million of outstanding district GO bonds and $121 million of full term COPs.
Washington DC [USA], Nov 30 ( ANI ): A study has recently found that adults, who are born prematurely (eight or more weeks early), are more likely to suffer from respiratory problems because of smaller airways than those born at full term.
The research compared the bone density of people born early with others who had gone full term.
All the study participants were managed as per institutional management protocol which includes patients with full term PROM and already in labour were allowed to progress with careful maternal and foetal monitoring.
In his second full term, which ends in 2009, but is expected to be elected to the state Senate in November.
This was true for both the preterm and full term infants.
Of 21 adolescents born full term, only one had an abnormal MRI, researchers report in the May 15 LANCET.
This replaces the present practice of the judge simply stating the full term of the sentence without referring to the fact that the defendant will usually be released before completing the full term.
Senator Murkowski, a Republican in her first full term, serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee where she is presently chairman for the subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, as well as a member of the subcommittees for African Affairs, European Affairs, and International Economic Policy, Export, and Trade Promotion.