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Intrauterine

Intrauterine means "inside the uterus."

A baby grows inside the mother's womb or uterus. This is called an intrauterine environment.

An intrauterine device (IUD) is an object placed in the uterus to prevent conception and pregnancy.

References

Nunziato JD, Valea FA. Reproductive anatomy: gross and microscopic, clinical correlations. In: Gershenson DM, Lentz GM, Valea FA, Lobo RA, eds. Comprehensive Gynecology. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier;2022:chap 3.

Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary. 24th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. www.tabers.com/tabersonline. Accessed April 7, 2022.

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