pseudocyesis[so̵̅o̅′dō sī ē′sis]
a physical condition caused by emotional factors or by a tumor, etc., in which a female's body manifests signs of pregnancy, including amenorrhea and enlargement of the abdomen; false pregnancy
See false pregnancy.
Origin of pseudocyesispseudo– + New Latin cyēsis, pregnancy (from Greek kuēsis, from kuein, to swell; see keu&schwa;- in Indo-European roots).
(usually uncountable, plural pseudocyeses)