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a woman who has had two or more pregnancies resulting in viable offspring; called also pluripara. adj., adj multip´arous.
grand multipara a woman who has had six or more pregnancies that resulted in viable offspring.
a multipara who has given birth five or more times.
Etymology: L, grandis, great, multus, many, parere, to give birth
a woman who has carried six or more pregnancies to a viable stage.
A woman who has given birth seven or more times.
See also: multipara