from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In the uterus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Occurring or residing within the uterus or womb; unborn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the womb; begotten, but yet to be born. See in ventre.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in the uterus


New Latin in uterō : Latin in, in + Latin uterō, ablative of uterus, uterus.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin in utero "in the uterus". (Wiktionary)


  • Fetal development identical to that observed in utero is obtained in vitro through four days post-fertilization with human egg and sperm, and with other vertebrates for much larger fractions of total gestation.


  • Et fuit, in tempore quo parturiebat ipsa, ecce, gemini erant in utero ejus.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Et collidebant se filii in utero ejus, et dixit, Si ita, ut quid ego?

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • By applying their hands to the abdominal walls they try to ascertain the position of the fetus in utero and usually to correct malpresentation.

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • Association between in utero organophosphate pesticide exposure and abnormal reflexes in neonates.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Tune dixit Iehova ad eam, Duae gentes sunt in utero tuo, et duo populi a visceribus tuis separabunt se: et populus populo robustior erit, et major serviet minori.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Europe.] 27 If the double sense of the verb (osculor, and in utero gero) be equivocal, the context and pious horror of Chalcondyles can leave no doubt of his meaning and mistake, (p. 49.)

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Et impleti sunt dies ejus ut pareret, et ecce gemini erant in utero ejus.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2


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