intrauterine

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

Definition of intrauterine

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

Origin and Etymology of intrauterine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1836


INTRAUTERINE Defined for English Language Learners

intrauterine

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

Definition of intrauterine for English Language Learners

  • medical : used or occurring within the uterus


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intrauterine

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

Medical Definition of intrauterine

  1. :  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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