Synonyms of 'gestation'
1 incubationDictionary, development, growthThe gestation period can be anything between 95 and 150 days.
2 developmentDictionary, progress, evolutionthe prolonged period of gestation of this design
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Evolution is a process of gradual development in a particular situation or thing over a period of time.
a crucial period in the evolution of modern physics
You can use growth to refer to plants which have recently developed or which developed at the same time.
This helps to encourage new growth and makes the plant flower profusely.
Pregnancy is the condition of being pregnant or the period of time during which a female is pregnant.
It is advisable to cut out all alcohol during pregnancy.
Thesaurus for gestation from the Collins English Thesaurus
Gestation is the process in which babies grow inside their mother's body before they are born.