Definition of intrauterine in English:



  • Within the uterus.

    ‘Sonographic evaluation at presentation can usually differentiate between intrauterine and extrauterine pregnancy and offer some prognostic clues.’
    • ‘This is called artificial insemination or intrauterine insemination.’
    • ‘Labor is a process through which the fetus moves from the intrauterine to the extrauterine environment.’
    • ‘Its superior resolution allowed much smaller intrauterine and ectopic pregnancies to be detected immediately.’
    • ‘If monitoring of the middle cerebral artery indicates anaemia, fetal blood sampling and intrauterine transfusion are indicated.’
    • ‘Ultrasound picture of an ovary stimulated for in vitro fertilisation using a more aggressive regimen than used for intrauterine insemination’
    • ‘A history of any trauma, prematurity, asphyxia, or congenital intrauterine infection that may damage the central nervous system should alert the clinician.’
    • ‘The weakness of longitudinal studies is that, overall, first births are at a greater risk of intrauterine growth retardation, preterm birth, and stillbirth than subsequent births.’
    • ‘Both studies emphasized treatment as early as possible in pregnancy to improve the intrauterine environment for the developing fetus.’
    • ‘Upper genital tract infection associated with intrauterine contraceptive devices is temporally linked to the insertion of the device.’
    • ‘On a purely physical level, it makes sense to lie down for a few minutes after artificial intrauterine insemination, although not all infertility clinics insist on this.’
    • ‘After counselling, she declined the insertion of an intrauterine contraceptive device, preferring the progestogen only regimen.’
    • ‘The principal causes are hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and severe intrauterine growth restriction, which is often associated with hypertensive disorders.’
    • ‘If no correctable problem exists, the couple may wish to pursue treatment with assisted reproductive technologies such as intrauterine insemination.’
    • ‘Being underweight and exercising excessively can increase the risk of anovulation, subfertility, and intrauterine growth retardation in pregnancy’
    • ‘Iron supplementation may improve maternal appetite, thereby increasing energy consumption during pregnancy with resultant increased intrauterine growth.’
    • ‘Two otherwise healthy pregnant women presented with intrauterine fetal demise and underwent unremarkable induction of labor.’
    • ‘Several months ago, I delivered a 36-week fetus with intrauterine demise.’
    • ‘When appropriate, the use of an intrauterine contraceptive device or other barrier method of birth control is ideal.’
    • ‘Careful stimulation and monitoring in intrauterine insemination cycles should reduce the risks of too many follicles developing.’



/ˌintrəˈyo͞odərən/ /ˌɪntrəˈjudərən/ /ˌintrəˈyo͞odərīn/ /ˌɪntrəˈjudəraɪn/