gravidity

noun

gra·​vid·​i·​ty gra-ˈvid-ət-ē How to pronounce gravidity (audio)
plural gravidities
1
: pregnancy
several successive gravidities could be observedVeterinary Bulletin
2
: the number of times a female has been pregnant
gravidity and parity were highly correlated
a nulliparous patient of gravidity 4
compare parity sense 2

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“Gravidity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gravidity. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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