secondary gestation


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secondary gestation

Etymology: L, secundus, second, gestare, to bear
a pregnancy in which the ovum becomes displaced from its original site of implantation but continues development at a different location.

secondary gestation

Pregnancy in which the embryo becomes dislodged from the original seat of implantation and continues to develop in a new situation.
See also: gestation
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