primigravida


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pri·mi·grav·i·da

 (prī′mə-grăv′ĭ-də)
n. pl. pri·mi·grav·i·dae (-dē′, -dī′)
A woman who is pregnant for the first time. Also called primipara.

[New Latin : Latin prīmus, first; see per in Indo-European roots + gravida, pregnant woman (from feminine singular of gravidus, pregnant, from gravis, heavy; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots).]

primigravida

(ˌpraɪmɪˈɡrævɪdə)
n, pl -das or -dae (-ˌdiː)
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics a woman who is pregnant for the first time
[C19: New Latin, from Latin prima first + gravida gravid (woman)]

primigravida

a woman who is pregnant for the first time.
See also: Birth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.primigravida - (obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
gravida - a pregnant woman
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7% of primigravida had post partum haemorrhage as compared to 12.
Pre-eclampsia is reported to occur in around 25% of primigravida and 12%--15% of subsequent pregnancies.
1%, in comparison to the primigravida in whom it was 28.
However, there were significantly more primigravida amongst those without HIV than those with HIV (Table 1).
In our first case, the lady was a primigravida with an athletic body and short span of labor.
A 23-year-old primigravida presented at 18 weeks' gestation for medical termination of pregnancy for fetal hydrocephalus and meningomyelocele.
The patient was a 22-year-old primigravida woman with term pregnancy who after delivery and episiotomy hematoma and postpartum hemorrhage subsequently suffered from kidney failure, oliguria, and SSNHL that occurred after 3 days of delivery.
One hundred and forty seven (78%) were primigravida and 41(22%) were multigravidas.
4) This study reports a case of 7th month primigravida with Lucio Leprosy, without prior treatment using WHO-Multi Drug Therapy (MDT).
For the analysis purposes, the gravidity was divided into primigravida, multigravida and grandmultigravida (more than 5 pregancies) and age of initiation of smokeless tobacco was divided into (i) less than 10 years, (ii) 11-29 years (iii) 30-40 years.
The demographics in the groups were comparable, with no significant difference between age, primigravida, and class III obesity status.