nonpregnant

adjective
non·​preg·​nant | \ ˌnän-ˈpreg-nənt How to pronounce nonpregnant (audio) \

Definition of nonpregnant

: not pregnant safe for nonpregnant patients

Examples of nonpregnant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the brain cells of the stressed pregnant mice, relative to nonpregnant or unstressed animals, the DNA structure changed in a way that increased the likelihood of genes in certain regions becoming active. Esther Landhuis, Scientific American, "Why Women May Be More Susceptible to Mood Disorders," 14 Apr. 2020 Based on very limited published data, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and professional physicians’ groups have said that so far, pregnant women don’t appear more susceptible to catching the virus than nonpregnant women. Nina Martin, ProPublica, "“I’m Terrified”: Pregnant Health Care Workers at Risk for Coronavirus Are Being Forced to Keep Working," 1 Apr. 2020 Some nonpregnant reviewers sing its praises for supporting bad backs and easing arthritis, too. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, "10 genius sleep products you can buy on Amazon," 25 Feb. 2020 Vaccinations are compulsory for children from 6 months to 19 years and for nonpregnant women between 20 to 35. Anchorage Daily News, "Deadly measles outbreak hits children in Samoa after anti-vaccine fears," 27 Nov. 2019 Vaccinations are compulsory for children from 6 months to 19 years and for nonpregnant women between 20 to 35. Anchorage Daily News, "Deadly measles outbreak hits children in Samoa after anti-vaccine fears," 27 Nov. 2019 Vaccinations are compulsory for children from 6 months to 19 years and for nonpregnant women between 20 to 35. Anchorage Daily News, "Deadly measles outbreak hits children in Samoa after anti-vaccine fears," 27 Nov. 2019 Vaccinations are compulsory for children from 6 months to 19 years and for nonpregnant women between 20 to 35. Anchorage Daily News, "Deadly measles outbreak hits children in Samoa after anti-vaccine fears," 27 Nov. 2019 Vaccinations are compulsory for children from 6 months to 19 years and for nonpregnant women between 20 to 35. Anchorage Daily News, "Deadly measles outbreak hits children in Samoa after anti-vaccine fears," 27 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of nonpregnant

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpregnant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpregnant. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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nonpregnant

adjective
non·​preg·​nant | \ -ˈpreg-nənt How to pronounce nonpregnant (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonpregnant

: not pregnant

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