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Meaning of GESTATIONAL AGE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the age of an embryo counting from the time of fertilization
 
 Synonyms: fertilization age, fetal age
 
 See Also: age

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A reference to the age of the fetus, counting from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period. It is usually referred to in weeks, 37 weeks is the dividing line between premature or preterm and normal, 42 weeks between normal and postmature.
 

 

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