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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.
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Adverse pregnancy outcomes included miscarriage, extrauterine pregnancy, preterm delivery, and delivery of an infant small for gestational age
Furthermore, labor stress causes poor adaptation to extrauterine life and neonatal pathology including heart anomalies, respiratory distress, impaired immunity, hyperbilirubinemia, and necrotizing enterocolitis.
With extrauterine smooth-muscle tumors, the less-well-established diagnostic criteria for malignancy are high cellularity, the presence of pleomorphism and bizarre giant cells, a high mitotic count, the size of the tumor, and the presence of necrosis.
ETHICAL DIRECTIVES, supra at 52, at Directive 48 (stating that "[i]n case of extrauterine pregnancy, no intervention is morally licit which constitutes a direct abortion").
Davis (1978) reported the composition containing an ovicide podophylotoxin in the form of savin or savin oil, stilbestrol and apiole made into tablets and when taken orally, it controls extrauterine pregnancy.
1985) (stating that, for the purposes of Arizona's wrongful death statute, "the word `person' does usually include a fetus capable of extrauterine life").
27) Scott Gilbert informs me in correspondence that a mouse embryo, when attached to an extrauterine site still favoring its growth (usually beneath the kidney capsule in a male's scrotum), malforms into a teratoma or a teratocarcinoma.
Technology must keep striving toward the goal of error-free contraception and extrauterine gestation.
Transfer of human embryos for extrauterine or abdominal pregnancy.
A well-defined extrauterine gestational sac is seldom seen.
Changes in the maternal metabolic environment may be important in enabling the newborn to effectively adapt to the extrauterine environment (Yakubu et al.