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.
Origin of primipara
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About 70 to 80 per centum of the cases are in primiparous women.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
noun plural -ras or -rae (-ˌriː)
obstetrics a woman who has borne only one childAlso written: Para I
Word Origin for primipara
C19: from Latin, from prīmus first + parere to bring forth
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n. pl. pri•mip•a•ras
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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