Definition of Extrauterine pregnancy

1. Noun. Pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus.


Medical Definition of Extrauterine pregnancy

1. A gestation elsewhere than in the uterus. Often occurring in the fallopian tube. Presents with abdominal pain, fainting, and/or vaginal bleeding. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extrauterine Pregnancy

extraterritorially
extratextual
extratextuality
extrathoracic
extrathymic
extrathymically
extrathyroidal hypermetabolism
extratidal
extratracheal
extratropical
extratropics
extratubal
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Literary usage of Extrauterine pregnancy

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1899)
"The wound was closed without drainage and recovery ensued without complications. Suppurating extrauterine pregnancy. [ABSTRACT. ..."

2. Operative Gynecology by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1920)
"extrauterine pregnancy. In extrauterine pregnancy the fertilized ovum has located ... In pointing out the operative treatment for extrauterine pregnancy, ..."

3. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"On opening the abdomen I found it filled with dark blood, and attached to the fimbriated end of the right tube was an extrauterine pregnancy. ..."

4. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1902)
"extrauterine pregnancy. CASES AND SPECIMENS. BY GEORGE S. PECK, MD, ... Dr. Blott was called, and diagnosed a ruptured extrauterine pregnancy. ..."

5. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"It explains the negative result of our former attempts which aimed at producing experimentally an extrauterine pregnancy in the guinea pig. ..."

6. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"... the size of an orange without causing great discomfort, while in others a very small swelling will produce the utmost distress. extrauterine pregnancy. ..."

7. Diseases of Women by Harry Sturgeon Crossen (1922)
"Fulminating pelvic edema, with its sudden onset and the rapid development of alarming symptoms, may closely resemble extrauterine pregnancy. ..."

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