Definition of Primigravida
1. Noun. (obstetrics) a woman who is pregnant for the first time.
Category relationships: Midwifery, Ob, Obstetrics, Tocology
Generic synonyms: Gravida
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Primigravida
Literary usage of Primigravida
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The science and art of obstetrics by Sheldon Leavitt (1892)
"In a large percentage of cases a nervous tremor comes over the patient, which often proves distressing. It is unaccom- Fi«. 303.—Pulse in a primigravida. ..."
2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1909)
"primigravida. Gestation at term. Most of the true pelvis occupied by a large ... primigravida. Gestation ten days before term. Whole of the saral hollow ..."
3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1907)
"The first was a primigravida who had moderate hemorrhage from the vagina. ... The second case was that of a primigravida, aged thirty years, in the eighth ..."
4. The Science and art of obstetrics by Theophilus Parvin (1895)
"... as does the tense abdominal wall of the primigravida. Further, in the latter the descent of the presenting part into the pelvic cavity occurs earlier. ..."
5. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1907)
"36, a primigravida, was admitted to the Edinburgh Maternity Hospital at 9.30 PM, on the 29th December of 1905. The patient had last menstruated on the 20th ..."
6. Obstetrics: A Practical Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Edwin Bradford Cragin, George Hope Ryder (1916)
"On account of the greater tone in the uterine and abdominal walls in primigravida?, it would naturally be expected that more ureteral compression, ..."