Definition of Multiparous

1. Adjective. Producing more than one offspring at a time.

Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Biparous, Twinning
Antonyms: Uniparous



Definition of Multiparous

1. a. Producing many, or more than one, at a birth.

Definition of Multiparous

1. Adjective. Having two or more pregnancies, resulting in viable offspring. ¹

2. Adjective. Producing several offspring at one time. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Multiparous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Multiparous

1. 1. Having had two or more pregnancies which resulted in viable foetuses. 2. Producing several ova or offspring at one time. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multiparous

multipane
multipaned
multipanel
multipaneled
multipanelled
multipara
multiparadigm
multiparae
multiparameter
multiparametric
multiparas
multiparcel
multiparent
multiparities
multiparity
multiparous (current term)
multipart
multiparter
multiparters
multipartial
multiparticle
multipartite
multipartition
multiparton
multiparty
multipartyism
multipartyisms
multipartyist
multipartyists
multipass

Literary usage of Multiparous

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Analysis by assigned risk score and parity showed that, whereas the sensitivity and positive predictive value were better in multiparous women than in ..."

2. A Clinical history of the medical and surgical diseases of women by Robert Barnes (1878)
"The cavities of the uterus vary in dimension and shape in the virgin and multiparous uterus. In the CASTS OF CAVITIES OF UTERUS. ..."

3. Hysterology: A Treatise, Descriptive and Clinical, on the Diseases and the by Edwin Nesbit Chapman (1872)
"... and Non-Existence of Inflammation— Modus Operandi of Morbid Actions, in multiparous Uterus, in Nulliparous Uterus—Classification, Classes I.-VII. ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Bovine Medicine and Surgery by John Woodroffe Hill (1882)
"multiparous Gestation.—Anomalies of Gestation.—Impotence and Sterility. IN all works relating to cattle pathology, parturition necessarily occupies a ..."

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