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(english) Having the body distended with ripe eggs; rarely, males with greatly enlarged testes about to release sperm also are characterized as gravid, but the term usually is restricted to females. More general: carrying unborn young; pregnant.
(french) Avoir le corps dilaté par des oeufs mûrs ; le terme est rarement utilisé pour caractériser des mâles aux testicules fortement gonflés prêts à libérer du sperme ; le terme gravide est plutôt réservé aux femelles. Plus généralement : porteur de jeunes embryons.
(portuguese) Que possui o ventre distendido com a postura. Também se pode empregar relativamente aos machos quando têem grande testículos prontos para a fertilização.

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