Definition of In utero

1. Adverb. In the uterus. "The child was infected in utero from the mother"

Definition of In utero

1. Adverb. Occurring or residing within the uterus or womb; unborn. ¹



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Medical Definition of In utero

1. A term meaning within the uterus. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Utero

in twain
in two days
in two minds
in two shakes
in two shakes of a cow's tail
in two shakes of a dog's tail
in two shakes of a duck's tail
in two shakes of a lamb's tail
in two ways
in twos
in unison
in unity there is strength
in ure
in use
in use(p)
in utero (current term)
in vacuo
in vain
in view
in view of
in vino veritas
in virtue of
in vitro
in vitro fertilisation
in vivo
in vivo fertilization
in vogue(p)
in ways
in width(p)

Literary usage of In utero

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Stab Wound of the Foetus in Utero. ... in which the foetus in utero received an extensive stab wound. The mother, in a fit of anger stabbed herself with a ..."

2. Pneumonia: Its Supposed Connection, Pathological and Etiological, with by René La Roche (1854)
"The cause of fever extends its action to the foetus in utero.—I might also refer as illustrative of the true toxical character of the efficient cause of ..."

3. The Anatomy of the Human Body by William Cheselden (1740)
"Of the foetus in utero. THE foetus in utero is involved in two coats, viz. chorion, which is external, and amnion which immediately ..."

4. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Beatty (: relates a curious accident to a ictus in utero. The woman was in her first confinement and was delivered of a small but healthy and strong boy. ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1898)
"... f<utua in utero in a case of congenital dislocation of the hip. There is a projection of the chest wall close to the inner border of the right foot. ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"Stab Wound of the Foetus in Utero. ... in which the foetus in utero received an extensive stab wound. The mother, in a fit of anger stabbed herself with a ..."

7. Pneumonia: Its Supposed Connection, Pathological and Etiological, with by René La Roche (1854)
"The cause of fever extends its action to the foetus in utero.—I might also refer as illustrative of the true toxical character of the efficient cause of ..."

8. The Anatomy of the Human Body by William Cheselden (1740)
"Of the foetus in utero. THE foetus in utero is involved in two coats, viz. chorion, which is external, and amnion which immediately ..."

9. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Beatty (: relates a curious accident to a ictus in utero. The woman was in her first confinement and was delivered of a small but healthy and strong boy. ..."

10. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1898)
"... f<utua in utero in a case of congenital dislocation of the hip. There is a projection of the chest wall close to the inner border of the right foot. ..."

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