Definition of Gravidity

1. Noun. Technical terms for pregnancy.

Exact synonyms: Gravidation, Gravidness
Generic synonyms: Gestation, Maternity, Pregnancy
Derivative terms: Gravid, Gravid

Definition of Gravidity

1. n. The state of being gravidated; pregnancy.

Definition of Gravidity

1. Noun. pregnancy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gravidity

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Medical Definition of Gravidity

1. Pregnancy, the condition of being pregnant, without regard to the outcome. Origin: L. Graviditas This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravidity

gravida II
gravida III
gravidae
gravidas
gravidated
gravidation
gravidiamagnetic
gravidic
gravidic retinitis
gravidic retinopathy
graviditas
graviditas examnialis
graviditas exochorialis
gravidities
gravidity (current term)
gravidly
gravidness
graviera
gravies
gravigrade
gravigrades
gravimagnetic
gravimagnetization
gravimeter
gravimeters
gravimetric
gravimetric analyses
gravimetric analysis
gravimetrical

Literary usage of Gravidity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Essay on the Uterine Haemorrhage which Precedes the Delivery of the Full by Edward Rigby (1822)
"... but they are well known to increase when the Uterus receives the Ovum, and to grow in exact proportion to its gravidity ; and when, ..."

2. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical and Physical Science (1845)
"To discover a sure criterion of gravidity, which under all circumstances, and in the first months also, never fails to be decisive, bas long baffled the ..."

3. Adaptive Statistical Procedures and Related Topics: Proceedings of a by Herbert Robbins, John Van Ryzin (1986)
"Much debate has arisen over the relative importance of age versus gravidity because of failures to account for one or more of these biasing factors. ..."

4. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1885)
"I submit the following consideration as explanatory of the fact that backward displacements when accompanied by gravidity are not so frequently productive ..."

5. A System of obstetric medicine and surgery by Robert Barnes (1885)
"the existing gravidity, becomes modified by it. A. Pathological exaggerations of the physiological conditions of gestation. The diseases which are the ..."

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