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A woman who has never given birth.

[Latin nūllus, none; see ne in Indo-European roots + -para.]

nul·lip′a·rous adj.


n, pl -rae (-ˌriː)
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a woman who has never borne a child
[C19: New Latin, from nullus no, not any + -para, from parere to bring forth; see -parous]
nulˈliparous adj


(nʌˈlɪp ər ə)

n., pl. -a•rae (-əˌri)
a woman who has never borne a child.
[1870–75; < New Latin, = Latin nūll(us) not any (see null) + -para, -parous]
nul•li•par•i•ty (ˌnʌl əˈpær ɪ ti) n.
nul•lip′a•rous, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nullipara - (obstetrics) a woman who has never give birth to a child
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
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Perinatal outcome among elderly nulliparae at the university of Port Harcourt teaching hospital.
Does an inflatable obstetric belt facilitate spontaneous vaginal delivery in nulliparae with epidural analgesia?
Differences in preferences for obstetric care between nulliparae and their partners in the Netherlands: a discrete-choice experiment.
Physical activities during pregnancy and type of delivery in nulliparae.
The abortion group consisted of 30 nulliparae with history of two or more successive (2) URA which entails (1) presence of a normal uterine cavity by hysterography, no luteal phase defect (progesterone level >10 ng/ ml), normal thyroid function tests (TSH, T3 and T4), normal levels of lupus anticoagulant measured by the activated partial thromboplastin time (32-43 seconds), normal levels of anticardiolipin IgG (<20 GPL) and IgM (<15 MPL) measured by ELISA and normal karyotyping (done for 10 cases with more than three successive abortions).