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primipara

 [pri-mip´ah-rah]
a woman who has had one pregnancy that resulted in a fetus that attained a weight of 500 g or a gestational age of 20 weeks, regardless of whether the infant was living at birth or whether it was a single or multiple birth. Also written para I or I-para. adj., adj primip´arous.

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]

primipara

/pri·mip·a·ra/ (pri-mip´ah-rah) pl. primip´arae   para I; a woman who has had one pregnancy that resulted in one or more viable young. See para. primip´arous

primipara

(prī-mĭp′ər-ə)
n. pl. primip·aras or primip·arae (-ə-rē′)
2. A woman who has given birth to only one child.

primipara

[primip′ərə] pl. primiparae
Etymology: L, primus + parere, to bear
a woman who has given birth to one viable infant, indicated by the notation para 1 on the patient's chart. Compare multipara, nullipara, primigravida.

primipara

noun A woman who has been pregnant with one foetus of ≥ 500 g and/or carried the pregnancy for ≥ 20 weeks, regardless of whether the gestational product was born live or stillborn, or whether it was single or multiple.

primipara

Obstetrics A ♀ who has been pregnant with one fetus of ≥ 500 g and/or carried the pregnancy for ≥ 20 wks, regardless of whether the gestational product was born live or stillborn, and whether it was single or multiple

pri·mip·a·ra

(prī-mip'ă-ră)
A woman who has given birth for the first time.
See also: para
[L. fr. primus, first, + pario, to bring forth]

primipara

unipara; a female which has had one pregnancy that resulted in viable offspring, para I.
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