Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of the condition of a nullipara.

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  • adjective of a woman or female animal That has not given birth
  • adjective of a mosquito or other female insect That has not yet laid eggs

Etymologies

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Examples

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

    Healer

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Modern environmental health hazards

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  • what a great word!

    December 17, 2006

  • "-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