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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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Use of technician scores for body condition, uterine tone and uterine discharge in a model with disease and milk production parameters to predict pregnancy risk at first AI in Holstein dairy cows.
In the review by Sheldon et al (3), the authors propose that the definition of clinical endometriis in a cow is the presence of purulent uterine discharge detectable in the vagina 21 days or more post partum, or mucopurulent discharge 26 days post partum.
A positive reaction to white side test could be explained on basis of number of leukocytes present in uterine discharge (Popov, 1969).
Clinical endometritis is characterized by presence of purulent uterine discharge detectable in vagina 21 days or more after parturition.
It could be explained on the basis of number of leucocytes present in uterine discharge. Too low population of leucocytes in normal uterine discharge can not cause any colour reaction, whereas the CVM from endometritic animals found to possess more number of leucocytes and cause the colour reaction White side test.
Endometritis is uterine inflammation without systemic illness characterized by muco-purulent or purulent uterine discharge associated with chronic bacterial infection of uterus, occurring later than 3 weeks postpartum (Bondurant, 1999 and Lewis, 1997).
Puerperal metritis has been defined as condition when animal has an abnormally enlarged uterus and fetid watery red brown uterine discharge associated with signs of systemic illness (decreased milk yield, dullness or other signs of toxemia) and fever >39.5[degrees]C, within 21 days after parturition.
Puerperal metritis is clinically characterized by fetid, red-brown, watery, uterine discharge enlarged and friable uterus and signs of systemic illness (including pyrexia, reduced feed intake, reduced milk yield, dullness and circulatory disturbances) usually in first 10/11 days post partum (Sheldon et al., 2006; Azawi et al., 2007; Azawi et al., 2008; Azawi, 2013).
Metritis is characterized by enlarged uterus and watery red, brown fluid to viscous off white purulent uterine discharge, which often has a fetid odour.
Puerperal metritis is characterized by fetid red brown watery uterine discharge along with pyrexia (Drillich et al., 2001), reduced milk yield, dullness, inappetance or anorexia, elevated heart rate and apparent dehydration.
Positive reaction to white side test could be explained on basis of number of leucocytes present in uterine discharge (Popov, 1969).