nulliparity


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nulliparity

(ˌnʌlɪˈpærɪtɪ)
n
(Medicine) med entomol the position or fact of never having been pregnant or borne young or children
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nulliparity

the condition in a woman of never having given birth. — nullipara, n. — nulliparous, adj.
See also: Birth
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Early menarche, late menopause and nulliparity due to high frequency of anovulatory cycles is also a risk factor.
It should be kept in mind that in vitro fertilization, twin pregnancy, nulliparity and advanced maternal age may increase the risk of developing this entity as stated in our case.
And therefore, the aim of this study was to estimate effect of multiparity pregnant on serotonin and oxytocin hormones compared to primiparity and nulliparity in Sudanese women.
Iman al-Yousef, said that breast cancer can be attributed to genetic factors, late marriage, nulliparity, late childbearing, not-breastfeeding, precocious puberty, exposure to radiology and obesity.
Risk factors for MMMTs include radiation, excessive estrogen exposure, obesity, and nulliparity. The 2-year survival rate for patients with MMMTs is 53% for Stage I disease and decreases to 8.5% for Stages II and III.[2]
(4) Maternal factors associated with breech presentation include nulliparity, multiparity, previous breech birth, contracted maternal pelvis, uterine anomalies, use of anticonvulsant drugs, placenta previa, and cornual placenta.
Nulliparity (RR, 2.1) and multiple gestation (RR, 2.9) presented lesser risks but still were significant, and preexisting medical conditions increased risk as well.
Patients with synchronous primary endometrial and ovarian cancers have distinct clinical characteristics including young age, obesity, premenopausal status, and nulliparity. Usually, they are 10-20 years younger than patients with single endometrial or ovarian cancer.
Women with a body mass index ≥25 kg/m[sup.2] and the highest LDL and total cholesterol levels had similar effects in risk of lifetime nulliparity.
Regarding the influence of socio-demographic characteristics on multiplicity preferences (Table 2), nulliparity was significantly associated with a higher preference for twins; 63.9% vs.
In a study of 92 patients with pre-eclampsia, risk factors for patients who developed pulmonary edema included both nulliparity and the administration of magnesium sulphate.