extrauterine

adjective
ex·​tra·​uter·​ine | \ ˌek-strə-ˈyü-tə-rən How to pronounce extrauterine (audio) , -ˌrīn\

Definition of extrauterine

: situated or occurring outside the uterus extrauterine pregnancy

First Known Use of extrauterine

1709, in the meaning defined above

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extrauterine

adjective
ex·​tra·​uter·​ine | \ ˌek-strə-ˈyüt-ə-rən How to pronounce extrauterine (audio) , -ˌrīn How to pronounce extrauterine (audio) \

Medical Definition of extrauterine

: situated or occurring outside the uterus Endometriosis can be defined as the growth of endometrial tissue composed of both glandular and stromal elements at an extrauterine site.— G. David Adamson, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 22–29 Dec. 1999

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