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primipara

[ prahy-mip-er-uh ]
/ pra瑟藞m瑟p 蓹r 蓹 /
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noun, plural pri路mip路a路ras, pri路mip路a路rae [prahy-mip-uh-ree]. /pra瑟藞m瑟p 蓹藢ri/. Obstetrics.
a woman who has borne but one child or who is parturient for the first time.
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Origin of primipara

1835鈥45; <Latin pr墨mipara, equivalent to pr墨mi- (combining form of pr墨mus first; see prime) + -para, feminine of -parus-parous

OTHER WORDS FROM primipara

pri路mi路par路i路ty [prahy-mi-par-i-tee], /藢pra瑟 m瑟藞p忙r 瑟 ti/, nounpri路mip路a路rous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for primipara

primipara
/ (pra瑟藞m瑟p蓹r蓹) /

noun plural -ras or -rae (-藢ri藧)
obstetrics a woman who has borne only one childAlso written: Para I

Derived forms of primipara

primiparity (藢pr瑟m瑟藞p忙r瑟t瑟), nounprimiparous, adjective

Word Origin for primipara

C19: from Latin, from pr墨mus first + parere to bring forth
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