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primipara meaning

Pronunciation:   "primipara" in a sentence
  • Noun: primipara (primiparae)  prI'mipuru
    1. (obstetrics) woman who has been delivered of a child for the first time
      - para I

    Derived forms: primiparae

    See also: primiparous

    Type of: female parent, mother


  • [Medicine]
    n pl -ras or -rae
    1 : an individual bearing a first offspring
    2 : an individual that has borne only one offspring

Examples

  1. For primipara, an episiotomy may be performed before inserting the vaginal hand.
  2. For example, the rate of episiotomies in maternity homes for primiparas was 5 % and for multiparas it was 1 %.
  3. Episiotomies were in 1995 still common in Japan : in the hospital the rate for primiparas was 88 % and 41 % for multiparas . ( Matsuoka & Hinokuma 2009 ) Maternity homes tend to use far less technology and interventions.

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