Definition of multipara in English:
noun (plural multiparae mʌlˈtɪp(ə)riː)Medicine & Zoology
A woman (or female animal) that has had more than one pregnancy resulting in viable offspring.
- We are almost two generations removed from the days of the grand multipara - a woman who has given birth more than five times.
- Maternal ages of the nulliparae ranged 17-36 years, and for the multiparae ranged 19-46 years.
- The risk for preeclampsia in the elderly multipara is significantly higher than expected on the basis of age and parity.
Mid 19th century: modern Latin, feminine of multiparus 'multiparous'.
Definition of multipara in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.