- a woman who has borne but one child or who is parturient for the first time.
Origin of primipara
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- obstetrics a woman who has borne only one childAlso written: Para I
C19: from Latin, from prīmus first + parere to bring forth
Word Origin and History for primiparity
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- 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.
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