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n. pl. surroga·cies
The condition of being a surrogate, especially a surrogate mother.
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surrogacyThe state of being a surrogate—usually understood to be a women allowing use of her uterus to carry another woman’s fertilised egg.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
surrogacySee Gestational surrogacy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
surrogacyAn 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.
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