in utero


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in utero

[in ′yüd·ə‚rō]
(embryology)
Within the uterus, referring to the fetus.
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Furthermore, many babies who have been exposed in utero to substances are born with a host of other comorbidities.
CONCLUSIONS: In this population, in utero exposure to tobacco smoke was associated with high triglycerides and low HDL in adulthood, 18-44 years after exposure.
Major Finding: A significant association between in utero exposure to alcohol and childhood acute myeloid leukemia was noted in five studies of children diagnosed at age 0-4 years (OR 2.
Yehuda, "and possibly even in utero effects related to cortisol programming.
The insurers contended that the second generation claimants had suffered no injury because there had been no physical effect in utero.
Affirming a district court opinion, the Second Circuit agreed that the excess liability insurers must cover the third-generation claimants' injuries because they were consequences of in utero injuries to the reproductive systems of the so-called DES daughters, and those injuries occurred during the coverage period of the policies in question.
Fetuses with severe defects have a high chance of dying in utero well before labor begins and therefore create a serious threat to the mother.
243) also note the generally accepted observation that rubella in utero inhibits cell mitosis, so that any organ may be "cell-poor.
Mice engineered to have cleft palates can be rescued in utero by injecting the mothers with a small molecule to correct the defect, say scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
In a two-part investigation, researchers documented weight and fertility changes in female mice exposed to DEHP, and then documented how exposure in utero and during lactation affected their offspring [EHP 120(8):1123-1129; Schmidt et al.
In this case, researchers observed DNA methylation-related changes in the AXL gene in children exposed to maternal smoking in utero and found that the change that reduced the immune response.
At a meeting of the same panel in February, one case of an eye malformation (congenital ptosis, eye muscle paresis, and nystagmus) was reported in a baby exposed to citalopram (Celexa) in utero.