intrauterine

adjective in·tra·uter·ine \ ˌin-trə-ˈyü-tə-rən , -ˌrīn , -(ˌ)trä- \

Definition of intrauterine

:situated, used, or occurring within the uterus
  • intrauterine insemination
; also :involving the part of development that takes place in the uterus
  • intrauterine mortality

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Origin and Etymology of intrauterine

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INTRAUTERINE Defined for English Language Learners

intrauterine

adjective

Definition of intrauterine for English Language Learners

  • medical : used or occurring within the uterus


Medical Dictionary

intrauterine

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

medical Definition of intrauterine

:of, situated in, used in, or occurring within the uterus
  • the intrauterine environment
  • intrauterine instillation of saline
; also :involving or occurring during the part of development that takes place in the uterus
  • intrauterine infection
  • intrauterine mortality

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