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Related to gravid: gravid uterus


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.


(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the technical word for pregnant
[C16: from Latin gravidus, from gravis heavy]
graˈvidity, ˈgravidness n
ˈgravidly adv


(ˈgræv ɪd)

[1590–1600; < Latin gravidus=grav(is) burdened, loaded + -idus -id4]
gra•vid•i•ty (grəˈvɪd ɪ ti) grav′id•ness, n.
grav′id•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gravid - in an advanced stage of pregnancygravid - in an advanced stage of pregnancy; "was big with child"; "was great with child"
pregnant - carrying developing offspring within the body or being about to produce new life


Carrying a developing fetus within the uterus:
Slang: gone.
Archaic: great.
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Therefore, Mexico devotes a great amount of resources to proactive human case identification, and mosquito extermination, using chemicals and ovi-traps, rather than monitoring species abundance and incidence with gravid traps, like the surveillance program analyzed by this study.
Both fish were gravid females, and telemetric and recapture data indicated that one fish spawned in the Potomac River (Kynard et al.
All the patients were examined in respect of demographic characteristics, time since the surgical intervention, reason for the surgical intervention, gravid, type of birth, type of operation (B-Lynch, hypogastric artery ligation, total or subtotal hysterectomy), complications, intensive care rates, infant mortality rates and blood product transfusion rates.
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