Surrogacy



noun
1.
the state of being a surrogate or surrogate mother.

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    noun 1. a person appointed to act for another; deputy. 2. (in some states) a judicial officer having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the administration of estates, etc. 3. the deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, especially of a bishop or a bishop’s chancellor. 4. a substitute. 5. a surrogate mother. adjective 6. regarded or […]

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  • Surrogate-mother

    noun 1. a person who acts in the place of another person’s biological mother. 2. an animal that is given another’s offspring to raise. 3. Medicine/Medical. a woman who helps a couple to have a child by carrying to term an embryo conceived by the couple and transferred to her uterus, or by being inseminated […]

  • Surrogation

    noun 1. a person appointed to act for another; deputy. 2. (in some states) a judicial officer having jurisdiction over the probate of wills, the administration of estates, etc. 3. the deputy of an ecclesiastical judge, especially of a bishop or a bishop’s chancellor. 4. a substitute. 5. a surrogate mother. adjective 6. regarded or […]



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