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Definition of Extrauterine

Extrauterine: Outside the uterus (the womb). As opposed to intrauterine: inside the uterus.

For example, normal pregnancies are intrauterine; extrauterine pregnancies can occur in the uterine tube or abdominal cavity. These are distinctly abnormal and dangerous.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9925
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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