gravida

[ grav-i-duh ]
/ ˈgræv ɪ də /

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.

Nearby words

  1. graveyard stew,
  2. graveyard watch,
  3. gravicembalo,
  4. gravid,
  5. gravid uterus,
  6. gravidic,
  7. gravidity,
  8. gravidly,
  9. gravimeter,
  10. gravimetric

Compare para5.

Origin of gravida

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

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Medicine definitions for gravida

gravida

[ grăvĭ-də ]

n. pl. grav•i•das

A pregnant woman.

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