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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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Two representative indexes of uterine size (i.e., the length of the uterine horn and the root diameter of the uterine horn) were both significantly reduced in UL + CRSR rats (P < 0.01).
When the uterus bifurcation was reached, the branule was directed to the left to enter the left uterine horn. Here, 0.2 mL of trichloracetic acid (TCA) (IL-33, Istanbul Ilac San.
We searched medical records from January 01, 1980 to December 31, 2017 and used 'rudimentary horn pregnancy', 'horn pregnancy', 'uterine horn excision', and 'rudimentary horn excision' as the index words for searching.
The unfused part of the paramesonephric ducts signals that the uterine tube is being formed towards the uterine horn. This is one factor to conclude that the fusion is caudocranial.
If a uterine anomaly is associated with a rudimentary uterine horn with no outlet, menstrual outflow will be obstructed, resulting in very painful menses.
Gross Specimen Examination: The uterus, uterine horn and ovary were collected after ovario-hysterectomy to record gross pathological changes.
In B, urogenital system showing the syntopy of the organs, metanephric (MT), Ovary (O), uterine horn (Co), bladder (Bx), urethra (U) and external genitalia (Gex).
Under normal circumstances, fetal mobility gradually declines as gestation advances and after nine months rotation along the short axis, allowing changes in presentation, is restricted by fetal body size and the encasing of the fetal hindlimbs within the gravid uterine horn. Detection of an abnormal presentation after nine months gestation should raise concern and be investigated as term approaches to formulate an appropriate plan of action.
Single vaginal ectopic ureter of fetal metanephric duct origin, ipsilateral kidney agenesis, and ipsilateral rudimentary uterine horn of the bicornuate uterus.
A large hemoperitoneum was identified, as well as perforations in the back and in the right uterine horn, with herniation of the ovular membranes initially covered with blood clot and placental tissue.
Abdomen was opened quickly by midline incision, and the uterine horn was dissected free from the surrounding tissue.
Afterwards, the right uterine horn was grasped and raised to the abdominal wall level for tacking suture using 0 USP nylon thread.