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extrauterine

[ek-struh-yoo-ter-in, -tuh-rahyn]
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adjective
  1. being or developing outside the uterus.

Origin of extrauterine

First recorded in 1700–10; extra- + uterine
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Examples from the Web for extrauterine

Historical Examples

  • The common form of extrauterine pregnancy is the Tubal Pregnancy.

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    Austin Malley

  • This is an exact parallel to the case of the mother and the extrauterine foetus.

  • The extrauterine foetus is not like a foetus in a craniotomy case.

  • Extrauterine migration of ova results usually in a more even distribution of eggs in the oviducts.

  • Dr. Goodell's opinion was, "A differential diagnosis can rarely be made positively at any stage of extrauterine pregnancy."


British Dictionary definitions for extrauterine

extrauterine

adjective
  1. situated or developing outside the cavity of the uterus
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extrauterine in Medicine

extrauterine

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Located or occurring outside the uterus.
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