[ in yoo-tuh-roh ]
/ ɪn ˈyu təˌroʊ /
in the uterus; unborn.
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Origin of in utero
First recorded in 1705–15, in utero is from the Latin word in uterō
Definition for in utero (2 of 2)
in utero surgery
surgery performed on a fetus while it is in the womb.
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Examples from the Web for in utero
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British Dictionary definitions for in utero
/ Latin (ɪn ˈjuːtəˌrəʊ) /
within the womb
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Word Origin and History for in utero
Latin, literally "in the uterus" (see uterus).
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Medicine definitions for in utero
[ ĭn yōō′tə-rō ]
In the uterus.
Related formsin utero adv.
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