[ 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.
Compare para5.

Origin of gravida

1925–30; < New Latin, Latin: feminine of gravidus pregnant, laden; see gravid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for gravidae


[ grăvĭ-də ]

n. pl. grav•i•das

A pregnant woman.
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