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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Physiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant.

Usage examples (29)
  • It was determined that the patient suffered from pseudocyesis, which is the medical term for "false pregnancy."
  • I mean, she has an illness, something called pseudocyesis.
  • Hers was one of only two cases of pseudocyesis I have seen in my years of practice.
  • Although pseudocyesis happens very rarely, some theories have been suggested as to its cause. for more
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