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gravida

noun grav·i·da \ˈgra-və-də\
plural grav·i·das or grav·i·dae\-və-ˌdē\

Definition of GRAVIDA

:  a pregnant woman —often used with a number to indicate the number of pregnancies a woman has had <a gravida 4>

Origin of GRAVIDA

Latin, from feminine of gravidus
First Known Use: 1926

gravida

noun grav·i·da \ˈgrav-əd-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural grav·i·das also grav·i·dae \-ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of GRAVIDA

:  a pregnant woman—often used in combination with a number or figure to indicate the number of pregnancies a woman has had <a gravida four>; compare para
gra·vid·ic \gra-ˈvid-ik\ adjective

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