PRIMIPARAS

primipara

[prahy-mip-er-uh]
noun, plural primiparas, primiparae [prahy-mip-uh-ree] . Obstetrics.
a woman who has borne but one child or who is parturient for the first time.

Origin:
1835–45; < Latin prīmipara, equivalent to prīmi- (combining form of prīmus first; see prime) + -para, feminine of -parus -parous

primiparity [prahy-mi-par-i-tee] , noun
primiparous, adjective
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primipara (praɪˈmɪpərə)
 
n , pl -ras, -rae
obstetrics Also written: Para I a woman who has borne only one child
 
[C19: from Latin, from prīmus first + parere to bring forth]
 
primiparity
 
n
 
pri'miparous
 
adj

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primipara pri·mip·a·ra (prī-mĭp'ər-ə)
n. pl. pri·mip·a·ras or pri·mip·a·rae (-ə-rē')

  1. A woman who is pregnant for the first time.

  2. A woman who has given birth for the first time to an infant or infants, alive or stillborn.


pri'mi·par'i·ty (-mĭ-pār'ĭ-tē) n.
pri·mip'a·rous adj.
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