Prenatal Epoch

Science / Astrology / Prenatal Epoch: The astrological moment of conception. According to Ptolemy, the natal Ascendant or Descendant coincides with the Moon's zodiacal position at the prenatal epoch, ten lunar months prior to birth, more or less; used primarily in chart rectification.

Prenatal Testing

Science / Biology / Prenatal Testing: Testing to detect the presence of a genetic disorder in an embryo or fetus; commonly done by amniocentesis or chorionic villi sampling. MORE

Prenatal Vitamins

Health / Vitamins / Prenatal Vitamins: Specially formulated multivitamins that ensure a pregnant woman gets enough essential micronutrients. Prenatal supplements generally contain more folic acid, iron, and calcium than standard adult supp MORE

Prenatal Epoch

Science / Astrology / Prenatal Epoch: The astrological moment of conception. According to Ptolemy, the natal Ascendant or Descendant coincides with the Moon's zodiacal position at the prenatal epoch, ten lunar months prior to birth, more MORE

Polarity Epoch

Science / Geology / Polarity Epoch: An interval of time between reversals of Earth's magnetic field. MORE

National Tidal Datum Epoch

Science / Tides and Currents / National Tidal Datum Epoch: The specific l9-year period adopted by the National Ocean Service as the official time segment over which tide observations are taken and reduced to obtain mean values (e.g., mean lower low water, etc MORE

Epoch

Science / Biology / Epoch: Subdivision of a geological period. MORE

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