Definition of postuterine in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpəʊs(t)ˈjuːtərʌɪn/


  • 1Anatomy Zoology
    Originally: situated behind the uterus; retro-uterine (now rare). In later use: designating or representing the posterior branch of the uterus, or posterior genital tube, of a nematode.

  • 2Designating, relating to, or occurring in the period of life after birth, as contrasted with the intrauterine period; post-natal.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From post- + uterine.