extrauterine

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

being or developing outside the uterus.

Nearby words

  1. extrasystole,
  2. extraterrestrial,
  3. extraterritorial,
  4. extraterritoriality,
  5. extratropical cyclone,
  6. extravagance,
  7. extravagancy,
  8. extravagant,
  9. extravagantes,
  10. extravaganza

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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Medicine definitions for extrauterine

extrauterine

[ ĕk′strə-yōōtər-ĭn, -tə-rīn′ ]

adj.

Located or occurring outside the uterus.

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