Translation of "gestation" - English-Spanish dictionary

gestation

noun [ no plural ] uk /dʒesˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /dʒesˈteɪ.ʃən/

specialized biology (the period of) the development of a child or young animal while it is still inside its mother’s body

gestación
The baby was born prematurely at 28 weeks gestation.
The period of gestation of rats is 21 days.

(the period of) the development of ideas, thoughts, or plans

gestación
The project had a very long gestation period.
gestate verb uk /dʒesˈteɪt/ us /dʒesˈteɪt/

estar en período de gestación, gestar

(Translation of “gestation” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gestation

noun /dʒeˈsteiʃən/

(biology) the process or period of time when a child or young animal develops inside its mother’s body before birth

gestación, embarazo
At 7 weeks’ gestation, every essential organ has begun to form in the embryo’s tiny body even though it still weighs less than an aspirin
The gestation period of a sheep is approximately 147 days.

(formal) the process or period of time when an idea, plan, or piece of work develops

gestación
The book was several years in gestation.

(Translation of “gestation” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)