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n. pl. pri·mip·a·ras or pri·mip·a·rae (-ə-rē′)
1. See primigravida.
2. A woman who has given birth to only one child.
[Latin prīmipara, one who has given birth for the first time : prīmus, first; see per in Indo-European roots + -para, -para.]
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n, pl -ras or -rae (-ˌriː)
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) obstetrics a woman who has borne only one child. Also written: Para I
[C19: from Latin, from prīmus first + parere to bring forth]
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pri•mip•a•ra(praɪˈmɪp ər ə)
n., pl. -a•ras, -a•rae (-əˌri)
a woman who has borne only one child or who is to give birth for the first time.
[1835–45; < Latin prīmipara=prīmi-, comb. form of prīmus first (see prime) + -para, feminine of -parus -parous]
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a woman who has given birth to one child or who is giving birth for the first time. — primiparity, n. — primiparous, adj.See also: Birth
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|Noun||1.||primipara - (obstetrics) woman who has been delivered of a child for the first time|
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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