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 (yo͞o′tər-ĭn, -tə-rīn′)
1. Of, relating to, or in the region of the uterus: the uterine canal; uterine contractions.
2. Having the same mother but different fathers: uterine brothers.
3. Being enclosed and dark; womblike.

[Middle English, from Late Latin uterīnus, from Latin uterus, uterus.]


1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) of, relating to, or affecting the uterus
2. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) (of offspring) born of the same mother but not the same father: uterine brothers.


(ˈyu tər ɪn, -təˌraɪn)

1. of or pertaining to the uterus or womb.
2. related through having the same mother.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin uterīnus. See uterus, -ine1]
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Adj.1.uterine - of or involving the uterus; "uterine cancer"


[ˈjuːtəraɪn] ADJuterino


adj (Anat) → uterin; uterine brotherHalbbruder mmütterlicherseits


a. uterino-a, rel. al útero o matriz;
___ bleedingsangramiento ___, sangramiento no relacionado con la menstruación;
___ cancercáncer del útero o de la matriz;
___ prolapseprolapso ___;
___ rupturerotura ___.


adj uterino
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Analysis of pathohistological results from the uterine mucosa 1965-98 at the gynaecology department in Senta.
Unique to the FtM patient is the availability of his own uterine mucosa undergoing hysterectomy concomitantly with the first portion of a staged phalloplasty procedure.
Uterine leiomyoma is considered as important disease because it damages the uterine mucosa that leads to pregnancy failure.
An exaggerated response of uterine mucosa to chronic progestational stimulation during luteal phase caused by altered estrogenprogesterone receptors leads to cystic endometrial hyperplasia with excess secretions in uterine lumen (Fayrer-Hoskens et al.
Our findings show significant dysfunctional changes of local immune system of uterine mucosa which are present in endometrial hyperplasia and endometrial polyps.
Histological changes in the uterus: The microstructure of the L-IFN-[gamma] group was almost similar to that of the control group, showing integral uterine mucosa and gland structure, localized congestion with no bleeding, necrosis or excoriation, and limited lymphocytes, but no eosinophils (Figure 4A, 4B, 4G, 4H, 4I).
Submucous leiomyomas are located just under the uterine mucosa (endometrium) and, like subserosal leiomyomas, may be either pedunculated or sessile.
In primates and rodents, the trophectoderm penetrates the basal lamina of the uterine mucosa to establish connections with the maternal vasculature.