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multigravida

 [mul″tĭ-grav´ĭ-dah]
a woman pregnant for at least the third time; called also plurigravida.
grand multigravida a woman who has had six or more previous pregnancies.

mul·ti·grav·i·da

(mŭl'tē-grav'i-dă),
A pregnant woman who has been pregnant one or more times previously.
[multi- + L. gravida, pregnant]

multigravida

/mul·ti·grav·i·da/ (mul″te-grav´ĭ-dah) a woman who is pregnant and has been pregnant at least twice before.

multigravida

(mŭl′tĭ-grăv′ĭ-də)
n.
A pregnant woman who has had one or more previous pregnancies.

multigravida

[mul′tigrav′idə]
Etymology: L, multus + gravidus, pregnancy
a woman who has been pregnant more than once. Compare multipara, primigravida.

multigravida

adjective Referring to a woman who has been pregnant two or more times.
 
noun A woman who has been pregnant two or more times.

multigravida

Obstetrics A ♀ who has been pregnant 2 or more times. Cf Multipara.

mul·ti·grav·i·da

(mŭl'tē-grav'i-dă)
A pregnant woman who has been pregnant one or more times previously.
[multi- + L. gravida, pregnant]

multigravida

A woman who has had at least two pregnancies.

multigravida

a female pregnant for the third (or more) time.
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Differential evolution of anti-VAR2CSA-IgG3 in primigravidae and multigravidae pregnant women infected by Plasmodium falciparum.
Primigravidae 115 (16) Secundigravidae 154 (22) Multigravidae 441 (62) Gestational age, wk, mean [+ or -] SD 16.
Heavy infection was not observed in secundigravidae and multigravidae (Table 2).
391) in the birth weight of babies born by infected primigravidae (2700 [+ or -] 500 g), secundigravidae (2700 [+ or -] 600 g) and multigravidae (2800 [+ or -] 500 g).
According to McGregor (4), parasite densities change with parity, with those of lowest category being most common in multigravidae while those of highest category most commonly occur in primigravidae.
The HIV-associated risk of malaria affects all gravidities is consistently greater in multigravidae.
Studies have shown that HIV-infected women experience consistently more peripheral and placental malaria, higher parasite densities, and more febrile illnesses, severe anemia, and adverse birth outcomes than HIV-uninfected women, particularly in multigravidae.
In the presence of HIV infection, placental malaria appears to be independent of the number of pregnancies, so that the risk of placental malaria is similar in HIV-infected multigravidae and HIV-negative primigravidae.
Malaria infection was more prevalent in primigravidae than multigravidae (16,17) with the highest prevalence of infection seen in the second trimester, irrespective of parity (16,18).
vivax malaria was more common in primigravidae than in multigravidae, and was associated with mild anaemia and an increased risk of LBW.
The mean haematocrit level was lower in primigravidae when compared with secundigravidae and multigravidae as confirmed in other malaria endemic areas (8,21-23).
2) Categories Multigravidae p-value n = 136 Education Primary 5 (3.