full-term
full-term full-term adj. Gestated for the entire duration of normal pregnancy; as, a healthy full-term baby; -- of new-born infants. Opposite of {premature}. Also See: {mature}. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • full-term — adjective Date: 1907 retained in the uterus for the normal period of gestation before birth < a full term newborn > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • full-term — adjective born after a pregnancy of a normal length: a full term baby compare premature (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-term — UK / US adjective a full term baby is born after the normal length of time in its mother s body …   English dictionary

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