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Biological clock

DEFINITION

Desire to become pregnant. Time when a female wants to have a baby before she is too, too old. Biological refers to the body and clock implies that an alarm has gone off.

“Now that my wife is nearing 38 years of age, her biological clock has gone off and she desperately wants a baby.”

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