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uterine

[yoo-ter-in, -tuh-rahyn] /ˈyu tər ɪn, -təˌraɪn/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the uterus or womb.
2.
related through having had the same mother.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Late Latin uterīnus of, pertaining to the uterus. See uterus, -ine1
Related forms
nonuterine, adjective
postuterine, adjective
transuterine, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for trans-uterine

uterine

/ˈjuːtəˌraɪn/
adjective
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 and History for trans-uterine
uterine
"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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trans-uterine in Medicine

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

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