vagitus uterinus


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vagitus

 [vah-ji´tus]
the cry of an infant.
vagitus uteri´nus the cry of an infant in the uterus.

va·gi·tus u·ter·i·nus

(va-jī'tŭs yū'tĕr-ī'nŭs),
Crying of the fetus while still within the uterus, possible when the membranes have been ruptured and air has entered the uterine cavity.
[L. fr. vagio, to squall; L. fr. uterus, womb]

vagitus uterinus

An obsolete term for the cry of a foetus whilst the head is still in the uterus.

va·gi·tus u·ter·i·nus

(vă-jī'tŭs yū-tĕr-ī'nŭs)
Crying of the fetus while still within the uterus, possible when the membranes have been ruptured and air has entered the uterine cavity.
[L. fr. vagio, to squall; L. fr. uterus, womb]
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