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Noun: surrogate mother
  1. A woman who bears a child for a couple where the wife is unable to do so
    "a surrogate mother is artificially inseminated with the father's semen and carries the foetus to term"

Derived forms: surrogate mothers

Type of: female parent, ma [informal], mam [UK, informal], mama [informal], mamma [informal], mammy [informal], mom [N. Amer, informal], momma [N. Amer, informal], mommy [N. Amer, informal], mother, mum [Brit, informal], mummy [informal], supermom [informal]

Encyclopedia: Surrogate mother