Definition of pregravid in English:

pregravid

adjective

Medicine Zoology
  • Designating or relating to a woman or a female animal prior to pregnancy or (in some invertebrates, e.g. mosquitoes) prior to completion of oogenesis.

noun

Medicine Zoology
  • A pregravid female, especially a pregravid mosquito.

Origin

1920s. From pre- + gravid, after German prägravid.

Pronunciation

pregravid

/priːˈɡravɪd/