Dictionary.com

primipara

[ prahy-mip-er-uh ]
/ pra瑟藞m瑟p 蓹r 蓹 /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes 鈥渟ky blue鈥?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use primipara in a sentence

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for primipara

primipara
[ pr墨-m沫p蓹r-蓹 ]

n. pl. pri鈥ip鈥鈥as
A woman who is pregnant for the first time.
A woman who has given birth for the first time to an infant or infants, alive or stillborn.

Other words from primipara

pri鈥瞞i鈥ari鈥y (-m沫-p膬r沫-t膿) n.pri鈥ipa鈥ous adj.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK