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[yoo-ter-in, -tuh-rahyn]
of or pertaining to the uterus or womb.
related through having had the same mother.

1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin uterīnus of, pertaining to the uterus. See uterus, -ine1

nonuterine, adjective
postuterine, adjective
transuterine, adjective Unabridged
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uterine (ˈjuːtəˌraɪn)
1.  of, relating to, or affecting the uterus
2.  (of offspring) born of the same mother but not the same father: uterine brothers

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Word Origin & History

"pertaining to the womb," early 15c., from O.Fr. uterin, from L.L. uterinus "pertaining to the womb," also "born of the same mother," from L. uterus "womb" (see uterus).
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Medical Dictionary

uterine u·ter·ine (yōō'tər-ĭn, -tə-rīn')
Of, relating to, or in the region of the uterus.

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