American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Located or occurring outside the uterus: an extrauterine pregnancy.
- adj. Outside the uterus.
- extra- + uterine (Wiktionary)
“The Catholic Ethical and Religious Directives only authorize an "indirect" termination of an "extrauterine pregnancy", i.e., the surgical removal of the fallopian tube, even though a drug exists that can flush the pregnancy out of the tube, preserving the organ and the woman's ability to conceive in the future.”
“They reveal that the problem is that an extrauterine pregnancy is causing her to bleed out.”
“In case of extrauterine pregnancy, no intervention is morally licit which constitutes a direct abortion.”
“The Catholic position on extrauterine pregnancies is dishonest to the point of being immature.”
“On the other hand; compared to mice, the more traditional vertebrate organism used in genetical research, zebrafish offers the advantages of extrauterine development, and high fecundity.”
“Their grim-faced leader handed us pamphlets that spoke of the evil and the blasphemy of Man's attempts to alter himself through gene tampering and extrauterine growth experiments.”
“A neuropathic or psychopathic or neuropsychopathic constitution with its usual causes (germinal, intrauterine or extrauterine, usually of a toxic, infectious or disturbed metabolic nature, and including particularly alcohol, syphilis and nutritional disorders) may form the ground work.”
“Kimura, 2.25 quoted by Whitney, speaks of a case of extrauterine pregnancy in a Japanese woman of forty-one similar to the foregoing, in which an arm protruded through the abdominal wall above the umbilicus and the remains of a fetus were removed through the aperture.”
“Browne 2.43 quotes Parry as saying that there is one twin pregnancy in 23 extrauterine conceptions.”
“-- Many well-authenticated cases of combined pregnancy, in which one of the products of conception was intrauterine and the other of extrauterine gestation, have been recorded.”
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