gestational carrier

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gestational carrier

n.
A woman who is pregnant with an implanted embryo that she carries for another person or couple.
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A woman who carries a fertilised embryo formed from another woman’s egg to term—completion of pregnancy—and is expected to release the infant to the genetic parents upon delivery
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gestational carrier

A woman who accepts a fertilized egg from a man and woman who provide the sperm and egg. The carrier is not usually genetically related to the intended parents.
See also: carrier
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