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uterine

Saltos de línea: uter|ine
Pronunciación: /ˈjuːtərɪn
 
, -ʌɪn/

Definición de uterine en inglés:

adjetivo

1Relating to the uterus or womb: uterine contractions
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The team infused IV fluids directly into the uterus to maintain uterine volume and prevent placental separation.
  • I found the chapter on glandular lesions of the uterine cervix to be clear and useful.
  • Preeclampsia also increases the risk of placental abruption in which the placenta separates from the uterine wall before delivery.
1.1 [attributive] Born of the same mother but not having the same father: a uterine sister
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In case the deceased has left no ascendant or descendent but has left the uterine brother and sister, each of the two inherit one sixth.
  • She had bequeathed during her death-illness one third of her property to her uterine sister.
  • It is universally agreed that the siblings referred to in this verse are uterine siblings.

Origen

late Middle English: from uterus + -ine1, or, in the sense 'born of the same mother', from late Latin uterinus.

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