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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.]
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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.
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(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"
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[ˈjuːtəraɪn] ADJuterino
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adj (Anat) → uterin; uterine brotherHalbbruder mmütterlicherseits
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a. uterino-a, rel. al útero o matriz;
___ bleedingsangramiento ___, sangramiento no relacionado con la menstruación;
___ cancercáncer del útero o de la matriz;
___ prolapseprolapso ___;
___ rupturerotura ___.
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adj uterino
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In cases of excess blood loss, clinicians request assistance from colleagues, endeavor to identify the cause of the bleeding, utilize additional uterotonics (methylergonovine, carboprost, misoprostol), perform uterine massage, warm the uterus, repair lacerations and replace blood products.
The precise mechanism of pre-eclampsia remains unclear, however, studies have shown that it is associated with failure of trophoblastic invasion of the maternal spiral arteries, leading to increased vascular resistance of the uterine arteries and decreased uteroplacental blood flow4,5.
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The incidence of uterine inversion is approximately 1 in 2500 to 1 in 3700 deliveries.
Uterine cancer is one of the few cancers with increasing incidence and mortality in the United States, reflecting, in part, increases in the prevalence of overweight and obesity since the 1980s (1).
Uterine polyps are fragile, soft, red outgrowths from the uterus lining, the endometrium, which can trigger abnormal uterine bleeding, and even infertility.
A fully-integrated radiofrequency ablation, ultrasound visualization, and guidance mapping system, Acessa ProVu enables physicians to effectively and safely treat women with symptomatic uterine fibroids.
An intrauterine adhesion (IUA) is a form of disease that causes the uterine muscle walls to become adhered to each other due to the basal layers of the endometrium being damaged by various factors, thus resulting in partial or complete occlusion of the uterine cavity.[1] In recent years, with the increase of uterine cavity surgery, its incidence has been increasing, seriously affecting women's reproductive function, menstrual physiology, and physical and mental health.
Uterine fibroids affect 70-80% of women under the age of 55.
Unfortunately, for those with uterine fibroids, the situation is more often the latter than the former.