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surrogacy (sûr′ə-gə-sē, sŭr′-)
n. pl. surroga·cies
The condition of being a surrogate, especially a surrogate mother.
surrogacy The state of being a surrogate—usually understood to be a women allowing use of her uterus to carry another woman’s fertilised egg.
surrogacy See Gestational surrogacy.
surrogacy An agreement by a woman to undergo pregnancy so as to produce a child which will be surrendered to others. Fertilization may be by seminal fluid provided by the future adoptive father, or an ovum fertilized IN VITRO may be implanted in the surrogate mother. Surrogacy for gain is illegal in Britain and in some other countries.