[ 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
Words nearby in utero
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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British Dictionary definitions for in utero
/ Latin (ɪn ˈjuːtəˌrəʊ) /
within the womb
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Medical definitions for in utero
[ ĭn yōō′tə-rō ]
In the uterus.
Other words from in uteroin utero adv.
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