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Definition of "primipara" []

  • A woman who is pregnant for the first time. (noun)
  • A woman who has given birth to only one child. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "primipara" in a sentence
  • "And those who know the value of peace learn how to make peace–even between a screaming mad premenstrual teen and a lank-haired, irritable, self-righteous and justifiably exasperated prima donna of a primipara."
  • "Examples include: hostile cervical mucus; habitual abortion; incompetent cervix; elderly primipara; dominant follicle; blighted ovum; vaginal probe; ovarian failure; harvesting eggs."
  • "For instance, in dealing with a primipara -- one who is full of fear, who cannot stand pain, who is of an hysterical nature -- morphin-scopolamin anesthesia is best suited in that particular case, because these drugs have a selective action when it comes to allay fear and produce amnesia."