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extrauterine

[ ek-struh-yoo-ter-in, -tuh-rahyn ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈyu tər ɪn, -təˌraɪn /
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adjective

being or developing outside the uterus.

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Origin of extrauterine

First recorded in 1700–10; extra- + uterine
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British Dictionary definitions for extrauterine

extrauterine
/ (ˌɛkstrəˈjuːtəˌraɪn) /

adjective

situated or developing outside the cavity of the uterus
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Medical definitions for extrauterine

extrauterine
[ ĕk′strə-yōōtər-ĭn, -tə-rīn′ ]

adj.

Located or occurring outside the uterus.
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