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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ges·ta·tion /ʤɛˈsteʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ges·ta·tion /ʤɛˈsteʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ges·ta·tion n.
 1. The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments). [Obs.]
 2. The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy.
 3. Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days
           in humans) [syn: gestation period]
      2: the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to
         birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her
         uterus [syn: pregnancy, maternity]
      3: the conception and development of an idea or plan