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uterine

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adjective uter·ine \ˈyü-tə-ˌrīn, -rən\

Definition of uterine

  1. 1 :  born of the same mother but by a different father <uterine brothers>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or affecting the uterus <uterine cancer> <the uterine lining>



Origin of uterine

Middle English, from Late Latin uterinus, from Latin uterus


First Known Use: 15th century


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adjective uter·ine \ˈyüt-ə-ˌrīn, -rən\

Medical Definition of uterine

  1. :  of, relating to, occurring in, or affecting the uterus <uterine tissue> <uterine cancer>




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