a woman who has borne but one child or who is parturient for the first time.
- pri·mi·par·i·ty [prahy-mi-par-i-tee], /ˌpraɪ mɪˈpær ɪ ti/, noun
- pri·mip·a·rous, adjective
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How to use primipara in a sentence
It is now very short, even in primipara, but in those who have borne children it is scarcely to be distinguished at all.
The cyclops illustrated (Figs. 33, 34) was born to a 17-year old neuropathic primipara, after a protracted labour.Degeneracy | Eugene S. Talbot
A dry labor in a primipara with an undilated cervix is a grave condition.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
If the fetal head does not engage in a primipara, this fact at once suggests an absolutely or relatively narrow pelvis.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
It is also larger altogether, and softer, than in the primipara.
British Dictionary definitions for primipara
obstetrics a woman who has borne only one child: Also written: Para I
- primiparity (ˌprɪmɪˈpærɪtɪ), noun
- primiparous, adjective
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