gestation time


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gestation time

The duration of a normal pregnancy for a species.
See: pregnancy for table
See also: time
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Hypothesis 1: Higher education decreases the gestation time to become self-employed, with a stronger effect for vocational than for general education.
There are no short-cuts to solving the energy problems, given the long gestation time for setting up new generation capacity.
There is a simple way to avoid the bias: by excluding case and control subjects with estimated conception dates 20 weeks (shortest gestation) before the data collection started or 43 weeks before it ended (assuming a longest gestation time of 43 weeks).
The natural sex-ratio in rodent is more than 50% (more male litters) and it is variable via season, maternal age and gestation time and paternal reproductive characterizes such as endocrine and sexual activity (such as sperm ejection number) and is not always %50 [26].
The evidence suggests that children's hormonal systems are being altered by various stimuli, such as chemicals in the environment, which shorten gestation time, lower birth weight and increase risks for obesity and insulin disregulation--all of which, in turn, may increase the risk for early puberty.
The gestation time from start to finish can be a decade or more, by which time markets can have come and gone.
The fundamentals of site assembly, certainly on a large scale, are difficult, the gestation time from start to finish can be a decade or more, by which time markets can have been and gone.