gravida

noun
grav·​i·​da | \ ˈgra-və-də How to pronounce gravida (audio) \
plural gravidas or gravidae\ ˈgra-​və-​ˌdē How to pronounce gravida (audio) \

Definition of gravida

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

First Known Use of gravida

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gravida

Latin, from feminine of gravidus

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The first known use of gravida was in 1926

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“Gravida.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gravida. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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gravida

noun
grav·​i·​da | \ ˈgrav-əd-ə How to pronounce gravida (audio) \
plural gravidas also gravidae\ -​ə-​ˌdē How to pronounce gravida (audio) \

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

Other Words from gravida

gravidic \ gra-​ˈvid-​ik How to pronounce gravida (audio) \ adjective

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