Word:

Surrogate mother

Sur´ro`gate mother
n.1.a person or who serves in place of the biological mother for child, as for caring or nurturing.
2.a female animal that raises and nurses the offspring of another animal.
3.a woman who becomes pregnant by an artificial procedure (one other than copulation), and bears a child to be raised by another person. The person on whose behalf the child is gestated and born is usually one of the biological parents. The embryo carried by the surrogate mother may be created by in vitro fertilization, and may have no genetic material from the surrogate mother, or the surrogate mother may be impregnated by artificial insemination, usually by sperm donated by the father who is to raise the child.
Noun1.surrogate mother - a woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so; "a surrogate mother is artificially inseminated with the father's semen and carries the fetus to term"
female parent, mother
Translate Surrogate mother to Spanish, Translate Surrogate mother to German, Translate Surrogate mother to French
Browse
Surrein
Surrejoin
Surrejoinder
Surrender
Surrender of criminals
surrendered
Surrenderee
Surrenderer
Surrenderor
Surrendry
Surreption
Surreptitious
surreptitiously
Surrey
Surrogate
surrogate key
-- Surrogate mother --
Surrogateship
Surrogation
Surround
surrounded
Surrounding
surroundings
Surroyal
Sursanure
Surseance
Sursolid
Surstyle
Sursum corda
Surtax
surtitle
Surtout
Surturbrand
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy