noun (plural multigravidae /ˌmʌltɪˈɡravɪdiː/)Medicine & Zoology
A woman (or female animal) that is or has been pregnant for at least a second time.
- Analysis of carriage rate with parity, age and clinical status: In the study population, there were 89 primigravidae and 111 multigravidae.
- The second phase included 45 primiandae and 55 multigravidae with an age range of 20-32 years.
- It occurs late in pregnancy for primigravida and at the onset of labor for multigravida.
Late 19th century: from multi- 'many', on the pattern of primigravida.
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