gravidity
noun see gravid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gravidity — Gra*vid i*ty, n. [L. graviditas.] The state of being gravidated; pregnancy. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gravidity — The number of pregnancies (complete or incomplete) experienced by a woman. [L. graviditas, pregnancy] * * * gra·vid·i·ty gra vid ət ē n, pl ties 1) PREGNANCY <several successive gravidities could be observed (Veterinary Bull.)> 2) the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gravidity — In medicine, gravidity refers to the number of times a woman has been pregnant. In biology, the term gravid is used to describe the condition of a female live bearing fish (or snakes) when carrying young internally. In entomology it describes a… …   Wikipedia

  • gravidity — See gravid. * * * …   Universalium

  • gravidity — noun pregnancy See Also: gravid …   Wiktionary

  • gravidity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of carrying a developing fetus within the uterus: gestation, gravidness, par turiency, pregnancy. See REPRODUCTION …   English dictionary for students

  • gravidity — n. pregnancy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gravidity — gra·vid·i·ty …   English syllables

  • gravidity — noun technical terms for pregnancy • Syn: ↑gravidness, ↑gravidation • Derivationally related forms: ↑gravid (for: ↑gravidness), ↑gravid • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glossary of terms associated with gravidity — In medicine, gravidity refers to the number of times a woman has been pregnant,[1] regardless of whether the pregnancies were interrupted (by abortion, or fetal death) or resulted in a live birth. In biology, the term gravid is used to describe… …   Wikipedia

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