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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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She eventually got an abortion which caused her to suffer from uterine infection.
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said that the drug was safe and that what had caused the miscarriage was a uterine infection.
It turned out to be pyometra, a serious uterine infection.
The advantages of spaying are a lower risk of mammary cancer and the elimination of risk of uterine infection (pyometra).
Three of them died almost immediately - probably because their mother had a uterine infection.
Therapy for uterine infection includes intrauterine therapy of antibiotics, systemic antibiotics and supportive therapy, and hormone therapy (10).
Furthermore, histopathological examination detected a higher prevalence of uterine infection than clinical exams (P<0.