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gravida

[ grav-i-duh ]
/ ˈgræv ɪ də /
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noun, plural grav·i·das, grav·i·dae [grav-i-dee]. /ˈgræv ɪˌdi/. Obstetrics.
a woman's status regarding pregnancy; usually followed by a roman numeral designating the number of times the woman has been pregnant.
a pregnant woman.
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Origin of gravida

1925–30; <New Latin, Latin: feminine of gravidus pregnant, laden; see gravid
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Medical definitions for gravida

gravida
[ grăvĭ-də ]

n. pl. grav•i•das
A pregnant woman.
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