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grav·id

 (grăv′ĭd)
adj.
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.

gravidity

pregnancy. — gravid, adj.
See also: Birth
the state or condition of pregnancy. — gravidness, n. — gravid, adj.
See also: Pregnancy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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

gravidity

noun
The condition of carrying a developing fetus within the uterus:
Translations

gra·vid·i·ty

n. gravidez, embarazo.
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The mean gravidity, parity, and abortion were 4.0 [+ or -] 3.6, 2.0 [+ or -] 3.2 and 1.0 [+ or -] 1.0, respectively.
Mean gravidity of was 1.02 +- 1.19 and 63.7% of women were primigavida and 36.3% were multigravida.
Demographic (i.e., age, gravidity, and parity) and pathological (i.e., tumor stage and size, depth of stromal invasion, LVSI status, and histological type) features and preoperative PIs (i.e., platelet counts, MPV, PDW, and PCT levels) were obtained from the patients' medical records.
Distribution of Study Population According to Gravidity GRAVIDITY G1 56.50% G2 32.70% G3 9.30% G4 1.20% 87.8% had gestational diabetes where as 12.2% had overt DM.
Accordingly, variables such as age, educational status, occupation, place of residence, wealth index, pregnancy intention, exposure to health information, participation in household decision, distance from health facility and gravidity were entered in to the multivariate logistic regression model using backward LR method.
We demonstrated a significant difference between premenopausal and postmenopausal groups when age, gravidity, parity, uterine volume, need for erythrocyte suspension, type of surgery, and conversion to laparotomy were compared.
There was no correlation between recurrence and the following factors including patient's age, menarche age, gravidity, parity, CA125 level, ovarian lesions, menopausal status, combined benign gynecological conditions (such as myoma and adenomyoma) and endometrial abnormalities, and surgical approach or surgical staging (all P > 0.05).
The predictor variables included malaria status, age of respondents, education, marital status, occupation, gestation age gravidity, last pregnancy interval, knowledge and attitude of respondents.
The study and control groups were assessed in terms of age, BMI, gravidity, parity, mode of delivery (vaginal birth, cesarean section and cesarean section following a vaginal birth), smoking status, menopause status and chronic diseases (e.g., hypertension, diabetes, neurologic diseases, and chronic lung disease, etc).
In both of the analysis, depression and anxiety were considered as dependent variables and age, occupation status, education level, gravidity and emesis were considered as independent variables.
A thirty-three-year-old woman was admitted to our clinic at the 37th week of her gestation for delivery with a history of gravidity six, parity two, and abortion three.
Our analyses included categorical measures of women's marital status (classified as married, divorced, widowed, single, living with partner or "no response"), religious affiliation (Catholic, other Christian or other/none) and student status, as well as continuous measures of age, gravidity, gestational age at time of abortion (in weeks) and number of previous abortions.