multiparous

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adjective mul·tip·a·rous \ˌməl-ˈti-pə-rəs\

Definition of multiparous

  1. 1 :  producing many or more than one at a birth

  2. 2 :  having experienced one or more previous parturitions

Origin and Etymology of multiparous

New Latin multiparus, from multi- + Latin -parus -parous


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multiparous

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adjective mul·tip·a·rous \ˌməl-ˈtip-ər-əs\

Medical Definition of multiparous

  1. 1:  producing many or more than one at a birth

  2. 2:  having experienced one or more previous childbirths—compare primiparous


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