Definition of multiparous in English:

multiparous

Line breaks: mul|tip¦ar¦ous
Pronunciation: /mʌlˈtɪp(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Medicine
  • 1(Of a woman) having borne more than one child.
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    • Primiparous and multiparous women were analysed separately, as were elective and emergency caesarean sections.
    • The caesarean rate for intended home births was 8.3% among primiparous women and 1.6% among multiparous women.
    • High-dose regimens may be used for multiparous women, but no data support the use of high-dose oxytocin regimens for augmentation in a patient with a previously scarred uterus.
  • 1.1chiefly Zoology Producing more than one young at a birth.
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    • The behavior of six multiparous sows per pen, bedded on straw, was recorded.

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