Primipara definition

prī-mĭpər-ə
A woman who has given birth to only one child.
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A woman who is pregnant for the first time or who has borne just one child.
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A woman who has given birth to only one child.
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A woman during or after her first pregnancy.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
primipara
Plural:
primiparae, primiparas

Origin of primipara

  • Latin prīmipara one who has given birth for the first time prīmus first per1 in Indo-European roots -para -para

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition