Definition of uterine
1 : born of the same mother but by a different father uterine brothers
2 : of, relating to, or affecting the uterus uterine cancer the uterine lining
Recent Examples of uterine from the Web
Longer bleeding days can be a sign of fibroids, uterine polyps, or adenomyosis, which is when endometrial tissue grows into the muscular wall of the uterus and can cause painful, heavy periods, according to the Mayo Clinic.
The spa's website lists benefits including hormone production to maintain uterine health and menstrual cycle regulation.
Before 2013, the F.D.A. had received no reports of uterine cancers being spread by morcellators.
Amy Reed, a mother of six, died of complications related to advanced uterine cancer, said her husband, Hooman Noorchashm, a cardiac surgeon.
Uterus transplants could be a way for women with absolute uterine infertility to conceive, rather than having to adopt or opt for surrogacy.
An oversize waist also has been found to increase the risk for pancreatic, breast and colon cancer (after menopause) and uterine cancers.
At her last checkup, her doctor also pushed for a hysterectomy because uterine cancer is another risk of Lynch syndrome.
These models could be used to model healthy babies, and plan inter-uterine surgery.
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Origin and Etymology of uterine
Middle English, from Late Latin uterinus, from Latin uterus
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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