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GRAVIDA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gravida mean? 

GRAVIDA (noun)
  The noun GRAVIDA has 2 senses:

1. the number of the pregnancy that a woman is in
2. a pregnant woman

  Familiarity information: GRAVIDA used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRAVIDA (noun)


Sense 1gravida [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The number of the pregnancy that a woman is in

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Context example:

in her third pregnancy a woman is said to be gravida three

Hypernyms ("gravida" is a kind of...):

gestation; maternity; pregnancy (the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus)


Sense 2gravida [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A pregnant woman

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("gravida" is a kind of...):

adult female; woman (an adult female person (as opposed to a man))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gravida"):

gravida I; primigravida ((obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time)

gravida II; secundigravida (a woman who is pregnant for the second time)

gravida III; tertigravida (a woman who is pregnant for the third time)


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