uterine
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin uterinus, from Latin uterus Date: 15th century 1. born of the same mother but by a different father <
uterine brothers
>
2. of, relating to, or affecting the uterus <
uterine cancer
>
<
the uterine lining
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Uterine — U ter*ine (?; 277), a. [L. uterinus born of the same mother, from uterus womb: cf. F. ut[ e]rin.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or instrument to the uterus, or womb. [1913 Webster] 2. Born of the same mother, but by a different father. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uterine — [yo͞ot′ə rin, yo͞ot′ərīn΄] adj. [ME < LL uterinus] 1. of the uterus 2. having the same mother but a different father [uterine sisters] …   English World dictionary

  • uterine — pertaining to the womb, early 15c., from O.Fr. uterin, from L.L. uterinus pertaining to the womb, also born of the same mother, from L. uterus womb (see UTERUS (Cf. uterus)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • uterine — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or relating to the uterus. 2) having the same mother but not the same father …   English terms dictionary

  • utérine — ● utérin, utérine adjectif (bas latin uterinus) Relatif à l utérus. ● utérin, utérine (expressions) adjectif (bas latin uterinus) Béance du col utérin, malformation caractérisée par une ouverture anormale de l orifice du col de l utérus. Cancer… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • uterine — adjective /ˈjutəraɪn/ a) of or pertaining to the uterus b) born of the same mother Syn: womb See Also: uterus, uterine brother, uterine sister …   Wiktionary

  • uterine — Relating to the uterus. * * * uter·ine yüt ə .rīn, rən adj of, relating to, occurring in, or affecting the uterus <uterine tissue> <uterine cancer> * * * adj. of or relating to the uterus …   Medical dictionary

  • Uterine — The word uterine can refer to different meanings: * relating to or near the uterus or womb * having the same mother, but different fathers, see matrilineality …   Wikipedia

  • uterine — [[t]ju͟ːtəraɪn, AM rɪn[/t]] ADJ Uterine means relating to the uterus of a woman or female mammal. [MEDICAL] …   English dictionary

  • uterine — /yuwtaran/ Born of the same mother. A uterine brother or sister is one born of the same mother, but by a different father …   Black's law dictionary

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