Intrauterine

Definition - What does Intrauterine mean?

Intrauterine refers to being located within the uterus or the uterine cavity.

FertilitySmarts explains Intrauterine

For example, an intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of conception that is inserted into the uterine cavity. Also, intrauterine development refers to the development of an embryo within the uterus. An intrauterine pregnancy refers to a pregnancy that is developing normally within the uterus as opposed to an ectopic pregnancy that occurs outside of the uterus.

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