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[grav-i-duh] /ˈgræv ɪ də/

noun, plural gravidas, gravidae
[grav-i-dee] /ˈgræv ɪˌdi/ (Show IPA). Obstetrics.
a woman’s status regarding pregnancy; usually followed by a roman numeral designating the number of times the woman has been pregnant.
a pregnant woman.

gravida grav·i·da (grāv’ĭ-də)
n. pl. grav·i·das or grav·i·dae (-dē’)
A pregnant woman.


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