Definition of extrauterine in English:


Syllabification: ex·tra·u·ter·ine
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəˈyo͞otərin, -rīn


  • Existing, formed, or occurring outside the uterus: the first hour of extrauterine life
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    • Sonographic evaluation at presentation can usually differentiate between intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancy and offer some prognostic clues.
    • Many cardiopulmonary problems related to the transition from an intrauterine to an extrauterine environment become apparent during the first 12 hours after birth.
    • Labor is a process through which the fetus moves from the intrauterine to the extrauterine environment.

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