multiparous


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Related to multiparous: nulliparous, grand multipara

mul·tip·a·rous

(mŭl-tip'ă-rŭs),
Relating to a multipara.

multiparous

(mŭl-tĭp′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Having given birth two or more times.
2. Giving birth to more than one offspring at a time.

mul′ti·par′i·ty (mŭl′tĭ-păr′ĭ-tē) n.

multiparous

[multip′ərous]
Etymology: L, multus, many, parere, to give birth
having given birth to more than one child.

mul·tip·a·rous

(mŭl-tip'ă-rŭs)
Relating to a multipara.
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Our results suggest that during pregnancy, although multiparous women do not spend as much time in bed as nulliparous women, when they do attempt to sleep, their sleep is more efficient," she said.
Effect of close-up dry period protein level on preparturiental nitrogen balance and lactating performance of primigravid and multiparous holstein cows.
Performance of sows fed diets with or without yeast culture supplementation Parity Primiparous Multiparous Treatment CON (a) YC (b) CON (a) Sows (n) 21 26 151 Lactation feed intake (kg/sow/d) 6.
Milk yield, milk composition, Col immunoglobulins, BW, BCS and plasma concentrations of ST and IGF-I of multiparous Holstein cows supplemented or not with bST prepartum and/or postpartum Treatments Variable I II Control bST post (n = 26) (n = 25) BW (kg) (1) 716.
1990) with primiparous (brooding first egg clutch) females mating and extruding eggs approximately 2 mo before multiparous (brooding second or subsequent egg clutch) females (Stevens & Swiney 2007b).
If multiparous females in the eastern Bering Sea are relatively sedentary, as they are in eastern Canada (Lovrich et al.
Local health care units and community leaders need to target multiparous young women with a low educational level, since they are the group with the lowest antenatal care coverage.
This method determines which crabs are morphometrically mature and are able to grasp multiparous females (Stevens et al.
Since there were no multiparous women in the 11 to 14 age group, separate models were constructed for parity groups, and these results are presented in Table 4.
Five percent of the mothers had had at least one prior cesarean delivery but did not plan a surgical delivery for the current pregnancy, 3% had previously had a cesarean section and intended to undergo this procedure again, 48% were multiparous and had no history of cesarean delivery, and 44% were nulliparous.
Parity Combination of the Nulliparous/ following: "Have you Multiparous been pregnant before?
For example, the recent Birthplace in England prospective cohort study reported transport rates from nonobstetric units to the hospital of 36%-45% for nulliparous women and 9%-13% for multiparous women (BMJ 2011;343:d7400).