Intrauterino

Definición

Intrauterino significa "dentro del útero".

Información

El feto crece dentro del útero (en un ambiente intrauterino). Un dispositivo intrauterino (DIU) es un objeto colocado dentro del útero para evitar la concepción y el embarazo.

Referencias

Katz VL. Reproductive anatomy: Gross and microscopic, clinical correlations. In: Lentz GM, Lobo RA, Gershenson DM, Katz VL. eds. Comprehensive Gynecology. 6th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2012:chap 3.

Revision

Last reviewed 8/19/2013 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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