extrauterine

adjective ex·tra·uter·ine \ ˌek-strə-ˈyü-tə-rən , -ˌrīn \

Definition of extrauterine

: situated or occurring outside the uterus
  • extrauterine pregnancy

First Known Use of extrauterine

1709

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extrauterine

adjective ex·tra·uter·ine \ ˌek-strə-ˈyüt-ə-rən , -ˌrīn \

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 AdamsonThe Journal of the American Medical Association22–29 Dec. 1999

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