Definition of Biparous

1. Adjective. Producing two offspring at a time.

Exact synonyms: Twinning
Similar to: Multiparous



Definition of Biparous

1. a. Bringing forth two at a birth.

Definition of Biparous

1. Adjective. producing two offspring from one pregnancy; twinning ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biparous

1. producing offspring in pairs [adj]

Medical Definition of Biparous

1. Bearing two young. Origin: bi-+ L. Pario, to give birth (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biparous

biozonal
biozone
biozones
biozzi mice
bipack
bipacks
bipalatinoid
bipalmate
biparasitism
biparavector
biparavectors
biparentally
biparietal
biparietal diameter
biparous (current term)
biparted
bipartible
bipartile
biparting
bipartisan
bipartisanism
bipartisanisms
bipartisanly
bipartisanship
bipartisanships
bipartison
bipartite
bipartite uterus

Literary usage of Biparous

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1. Physiognomy Illustrated; Or, Nature's Revelations of Character: A by Joseph Simms (1889)
"Those which are biparous are narrower in this region, ... biparous, and multiparous zoological groups:— ..."

2. The British Gynaecological Journal by British Gynaecological Society (1903)
"biparous " is taken to mean mother of two at a time, though, ... in the face of the received meaning of " biparous" seems inadmissible, moreover, ..."

3. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1883)
"Adj. two, twain ; dual, -istic ; binary, binomial ; twin, biparous ; dyadic ; conduplicate ; duplex &c. 90 ; tête-à-tête. v. [unite in pairs] pair, couple, ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1893)
"... have but semi- convictions, and there are but half characters to be seen in the world. What is the society in which wo live? A biparous society, and the ..."

5. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"biparous, (bij>'-pa-rns) a. Bringing forth two at a birth. BIPARTITE, (blp'-par-tite) a. Having two correspondent parts. BIPED, (bi'-ped) ns An animal with ..."

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