Parity

Definition

noun, plural: parities

(obstetrics) The number of times a female has given birth


Supplement

In obstetrics, parity is used to record a woman's obstetrical history. In epidemiology, women are classified based on the number of infants delivered by a woman. The following terms are used:


Word origin: Latin paritas, from pariō (give birth)

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