noun, plural mul·ti·grav·i·das, mul·ti·grav·i·dae [muhl-ti-grav-i-dee] /ˌmʌl tɪˈgræv ɪˌdi/. Obstetrics.

a pregnant woman who has been pregnant two or more times.

Nearby words

  1. multiform,
  2. multiformity,
  3. multifunctional,
  4. multigenerational,
  5. multigraph,
  6. multigym,
  7. multihull,
  8. multilamellar body,
  9. multilateral,
  10. multilateralism

Origin of multigravida

First recorded in 1885–90; multi- + gravida

Related formsmul·ti·gra·vid·i·ty [muhl-ti-gruh-vid-i-tee] /ˌmʌl tɪ grəˈvɪd ɪ ti/, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for multigravida



a woman who is pregnant for at least the third timeCompare multipara

Word Origin for multigravida

C20: New Latin; see multi-, gravid

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Medicine definitions for multigravida




A pregnant woman with one or more previous pregnancies.

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