uterine

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

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

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Origin and Etymology of uterine

Middle English, from Late Latin uterinus, from Latin uterus


Medical Dictionary

uterine

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

medical Definition of uterine

:of, relating to, occurring in, or affecting the uterus
  • uterine tissue
  • uterine cancer


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