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extrauterine

 [ek″strah-u´ter-in]
situated or occurring outside the uterus.

ex·tra·u·ter·ine

(eks'tră-yū'tĕr-in),
Outside the uterus.

extrauterine

/ex·tra·uter·ine/ (-u´ter-in) outside the uterus.

extrauterine

(ĕk′strə-yo͞o′tər-ĭn, -tə-rīn′)
adj.
Located or occurring outside the uterus: an extrauterine pregnancy.

extrauterine

[-yo̅o̅′tərin]
Etymology: L, extra + uterus, womb
occurring or located outside the uterus, as an ectopic pregnancy.

extrauterine

Located or occurring outside the womb (uterus), especially of a pregnancy. See also ECTOPIC PREGNANCY.

extrauterine

situated or occurring outside the uterus.

extrauterine pregnancy
ectopic pregnancy.
References in periodicals archive ?
About 21% of babies born after an extrauterine abdominal pregnancy have birth defects, presumably due to compression of the fetus in the absence of the amniotic fluid buffer.
Agarwal, "Laparoscopic removal of extrauterine IUCD using fluoroscopy guidance: a case report," Journal of Gynecologic Surgery, vol.
Advanced Extrauterine Pregnancy at 33 Weeks with a Healthy Newborn.
One woman had 3 miscarriages and an extrauterine pregnancy, 1 experienced preterm delivery, 1 had a single fetal death with a surviving co-twin, and 1 delivered a small-for-gestational-age baby.
Extrauterine growth restriction in very-low-birthweight infants.
Gray (2008), "Advanced Extrauterine Pregnancy: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges," American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 198(3): 297.
Extrauterine mislocated IUCD: is surgical removal Mandatory?
In the transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life, the stratum corneum undergoes extensive adaptation.
For premature and overweight children there is a risk for inadaptation to the extrauterine life, for which they need qualified help to adapt to the new mode of existence.
In addition, Oliveira and coworkers (2008) showed that ISG expression occurs in extrauterine tissues during early pregnancy, possibly owing to endocrine IFNT release from the uterine vein.
Impaired adaptation of pulmonary circulation to extrauterine life in newborn pigs exposed to hypoxia: an ultrastructural study.