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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.
Etymology: L, plus, more, parere, to bear
a woman who has borne three or more children.
pluripara(ploo-rĭp′ă-ră) [″ + parere, to bring forth, to bear]
A woman who has given birth three or more times.
multipara; a female which has had two or more pregnancies that resulted in viable offspring.