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in utero

[ in yoo-tuh-roh ]
/ ɪn ˈyu təˌroʊ /
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adverb, adjective
in the uterus; unborn.
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Origin of in utero

First recorded in 1705–15, in utero is from Latin in uterō
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British Dictionary definitions for in utero

in utero
/ Latin (ɪn ˈjuːtəˌrəʊ) /

adverb
within the womb
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Medical definitions for in utero

in utero
[ ĭn yōōtə-rō ]

adj.
In the uterus.

Other words from in utero

in utero adv.
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