secundipara


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secundipara

 [se″kun-dip´ah-rah]
a woman who has had two pregnancies that resulted in viable offspring; para II.

par·a

(par'ă),
A woman who has given birth to one or more infants. Para followed by a roman numeral or preceded by a Latin prefix (primi-, secundi-, terti-, quadri-, etc.) designates the number of times a pregnancy has culminated in a single or multiple birth; for example, para I, primipara, a woman who has given birth for the first time; para II, secundipara, a woman who has given birth for the second time to one or more infants. Compare: gravida.
[L. pario, to bring forth]

secundipara

/se·cun·dip·a·ra/ (sĕ″kun-dip´ah-rah) a woman who has had two pregnancies which resulted in viable offspring; para II.

secundipara

[sek′əndip′ərə]
Etymology: L, secundus + parere, to bear
a woman who has borne two viable children in separate pregnancies.

par·a

(par'ă)
A woman who has given birth to one or more infants. Para followed by a roman numeral or preceded by a Latin prefix (primi-, secundi-, terti-, quadri-, etc.) designates the number of times a pregnancy has culminated in a single or multiple birth; e.g., para I, primipara; a woman who has given birth for the first time; para II, secundipara; a woman who has given birth for the second time to one or more infants.
Compare: gravida
[L. pario, to bring forth]

secundipara

a female which has had two pregnancies that resulted in viable offspring; para II.