[ prahy-mip-er-uh ]
/ praɪˈmɪp ər ə /
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noun, plural pri·mip·a·ras, pri·mip·a·rae [prahy-mip-uh-ree]. /praɪˈmɪp əˌri/. Obstetrics.
a woman who has borne but one child or who is parturient for the first time.
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Origin of primipara
OTHER WORDS FROM primiparapri·mi·par·i·ty [prahy-mi-par-i-tee], /ˌpraɪ mɪˈpær ɪ ti/, nounpri·mip·a·rous, adjective
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How to use primipara in a sentence
About 70 to 80 per centum of the cases are in primiparous women.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
British Dictionary definitions for primipara
/ (praɪˈmɪpərə) /
noun plural -ras or -rae (-ˌriː)
obstetrics a woman who has borne only one childAlso written: Para I
Derived forms of primiparaprimiparity (ˌprɪmɪˈpærɪtɪ), nounprimiparous, adjective
Word Origin for primipara
C19: from Latin, from prīmus first + parere to bring forth
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