in utero


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in u·ter·o

 (ĭn yo͞o′tə-rō)
adv. & adj.
In the uterus.

[New Latin in uterō : Latin in, in + Latin uterō, ablative of uterus, uterus.]

in utero

(ɪn ˈjuːtəˌrəʊ)
adv
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) within the womb

in u•ter•o

(ɪn ˈyu təˌroʊ)
adv., adj.
in the uterus; unborn.

in utero

A Latin phrase meaning in the womb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.in utero - in the uterus; "the child was infected in utero from the mother"
Translations

in u·ter·o

a. L. in utero, dentro del útero.

in utero

en el útero
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The OOPS Procedure (Operation on Placental Support): In utero airway management of the fetus with prenatally diagnosed tracheal obstruction.
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Froehlich was able to determine that 35% of the current prevalent cases of ADHD in the United States could be linked to in utero tobacco exposure or to blood lead levels in the third tertile.
Concerns about the adverse effects of maternal cocaine use during pregnancy on children exposed in utero have been the focus of many studies since the 1980s, when cocaine use began to increase, first among more affluent socioeconomic groups, then shifting to lower-income groups with the advent of cheap crack cocaine.