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Carrying developing young or eggs: a gravid uterus; a gravid female.

[Latin gravidus, from gravis, heavy; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

gra·vid′i·ty (grə-vĭd′ĭ-tē), grav′id·ness n.
grav′id·ly adv.


pregnancy. — gravid, adj.
See also: Birth
the state or condition of pregnancy. — gravidness, n. — gravid, adj.
See also: Pregnancy
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Noun1.gravidity - technical terms for pregnancy
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus


The condition of carrying a developing fetus within the uterus:


n. gravidez, embarazo.
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For analysis of all cancers combined, in single-covariate Cox models cancer risk was positively associated with premenarche status at explosion, never married, current alcohol consumption, physical inactivity, lower gravidity, lower parity, and never lactating.
Mean parity and gravidity did not differ significantly.
Personal or societal concern about: multiple-gestation pregnancy was the Only significant predictor of support in an analysis that also included age, level of education, parity and gravidity embryos in storage, children at home, previous in vitro fertilization/embryo transfers, failed transfers, duration of infertility, and insurance coverage.
Among women with URD, mean age at delivery was 28 years (range, 15 to 38 years), mean gravidity was 4 (range, 1 to 8), and mean parity was 2 (range, 0 to 5).
The first area is that of refinements to the risk algorithm, leading to improved detection efficiency by taking into account a variety of factors that influence the analyte concentrations, for example, multiple pregnancies (7), maternal weight (8-10), insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (11,12), gravidity (13), ethnicity (9), previous pregnancy results (14,15), and smoking (16).
5 (wks) (median) Gravidity (median) 2 2 1 Parity (median) 1 1 0 p-value * Maternal age (yrs) 0.
On average, infants born to mothers who used a stove weighed 89 g more [95% confidence interval (CI), -27 to 204 g] than infants whose mothers used open fires after adjusting for maternal height, diastolic blood pressure, gravidity, and season of birth.
Gravidity and parity were both significantly higher in the group with adenomyosis (4.
Among women without microscopically detectable placental malaria, high maternal viral load, gravidity [less than or equal to]2, and low birth weight in the newborn were significant risk factors or markers for perinatal MTCT.
Socio-demographic characteristics of the subjects with dysmenorrhoea Characteristics Age (yrs) (N (%), range) 25 (8), 16-39 Gravidity (median (IQR), range) 1 (1), 0-3 Educational level (N (%)) Secondary 8 (20.
Weeks 3-8 Maternal age, 2005 education, race/ ethnicity, marital status, illness, tobacco use, season of conception, plurality, parity, infant sex, prenatal care, and gravidity Kim et al.
The median age was 23 (range 14-41) years, median gravidity was 1 (range 1-6), and median BMI was 24.