from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That has not given birth
  • adj. That has not yet laid eggs

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the condition of a nullipara.


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  • Stone, “A meta-analysis of passive descent versus immediate pushing in nulliparous women with epidural analgesia in the second stage of labor,” Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 37 2008: 4-12.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • Sia, “Rates of caesarean section and instrumental vaginal delivery in nulliparous women after low concentration epidural infusions or opioid analgesia: systematic review” BMJ 328: 1410 2004; L.J. Mayberry, D.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • Fraser et al., “Multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of delayed pushing for nulliparous women in the second stage of labor with continuous epidural analgesia,” Obstetrics and Gyne-cology 99 2002: 409-18; S.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • Harper et al., “A randomized controlled trial of acupuncture for initiation of labor in nulliparous women,” J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19 2006: 465-70; M.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • But the opening to her uterus is in the shape of a linear slit, rather than the tight circle of a nulliparous woman.


  • A prospective study of serum DDT and progesterone and estrogen levels across menstrual cycle in nulliparous women of reproductive age.

    Modern environmental health hazards

  • I'm nulliparous so I'm net negative in the carbon footprint department, so I have the right to drive a gas guzzlah.

    Crashed into the Mercedes C-Class sedan, the Smart "went airborne and spun around one and a half times."

  • Usually it's young nulliparous females who haven't reproduced yet who take babies to play at parenting them.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Disclaimer: I am a nulliparous gyno-American who is frequently told that I should do stand-up.

    "Why Women Aren't Funny."

  • However, after a second stage of 2 hours in nulliparous women and 1 hour in multiparae the chance of spontaneous delivery within a reasonable time decreases, and termination should be contemplated.



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  • "-Oh, forgot all about them yes, he looked up square into nulliparous shadow, swallowed, -that first night we..."

    - William Gaddis, JR, p. 502

    January 17, 2008

  • what a great word!

    December 17, 2006