noun (plural nulliparae /-ˌrē/)Medicine & Zoology
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- Mothers with a history of breech delivery are just as likely as nulliparous patients to achieve vaginal delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
- Here, the duty midwife or clerk opened the next sequentially numbered, double packed, sealed envelope, taken from a box marked either nulliparous or multiparous.
- In nulliparous women, the diagnosis should be considered when the second stage of labor exceeds two hours without regional anesthesia and three hours if anesthesia was used.
late 19th century: modern Latin, from Latin nullus 'none' + -para (feminine of -parus), from parere 'bear children'.
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