Definition of Extrauterine

1. a. Outside of the uterus, or womb.



Definition of Extrauterine

1. Adjective. Outside the uterus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extrauterine

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Extrauterine

1. Outside of the uterus, or womb. For example, an extra-uterine pregnancy, a condition of pregnancy in which the foetus is not in the uterus, but in the Fallopian tube or in the abdominal cavity. Source: Websters Dictionary (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extrauterine

extraterritorial
extraterritoriality
extraterritorially
extratextual
extratextuality
extrathoracic
extrathymic
extrathymically
extrathyroidal hypermetabolism
extratidal
extratracheal
extratropical
extratropics
extratubal
extraught
extrauterine (current term)
extrauterine gestation
extravagance
extravagances
extravagancies
extravagancy
extravagant
extravagantly
extravagantness
extravaganza
extravaganzas
extravagate
extravagated
extravagates

Literary usage of Extrauterine

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1. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Cases of long retained intrauterine pregnancies are on record and deserve as much consideration as those tliat were extrauterine. ..."

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

4. Gynecological Operations: Including Non-operative Treatment and Minor Gynecology by Henri Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann, Douglas William Sibbald (1913)
"General indications of treatment of extrauterine pregnancy. ... In the course of its evolution extrauterine pregnancy may be attended by numerous ..."

5. A System of obstetric medicine and surgery by Robert Barnes (1885)
"A. Ectopie or extrauterine gestations. C. Uterine gestation complicated with tumors, uterine or extrauterine, or other abnormal conditions. ..."

6. 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. ..."

7. A Text-book of Gynecology by William Sisson Gardner (1912)
"extrauterine pregnancy means, as its name indicates, the development of ... extrauterine pregnancies occur much more frequently than is generally believed. ..."

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