[in yoo-tuh-roh] /ɪn ˈyu təˌroʊ/

adverb, adjective
in the uterus; unborn.
/ɪn ˈjuːtəˌrəʊ/
within the womb

Latin, literally “in the uterus” (see uterus).

in utero in u·ter·o (ĭn yōō’tə-rō)
In the uterus.
in utero adv.


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