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in utero

[in yoo-tuh-roh] /ɪn ˈyu təˌroʊ/
adverb, adjective
1.
in the uterus; unborn.
Origin of in utero
1705-1715
1705-15; < Latin in uterō
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British Dictionary definitions for in utero

in utero

/ɪn ˈjuːtəˌrəʊ/
adverb
1.
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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in utero in Medicine

in utero in u·ter·o (ĭn yōō'tə-rō)
adj.
In the uterus.


in utero adv.
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