Meaning of nullipara in English:


Pronunciation /nʌˈlɪpərə/

nounplural noun nulliparae/nʌˈlɪp(ə)riː/

Medicine Zoology
  • A woman (or female animal) that has never given birth.

    Compare with primipara

    • ‘The key finding was a significant reduction in the overall obstetric intervention rate, for otherwise healthy nulliparae would previously have received augmentation of labour.’


Late 19th century modern Latin, from Latin nullus ‘none’ + -para (feminine of -parus), from parere ‘bear children’.