intrauterine

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intrauterine

within the womb
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intrauterine

[¦in·trə′yüd·ə·rən]
(anatomy)
Being or occurring within the uterus.
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The association of primiparity with intrauterine growth retardation. Eur J Obstet & Gynec Reprod Biol 1994;53(2):95-101.
Decreased Kv1.5 expression in intrauterine growth retardation rats with exaggerated pulmonary hypertension.
Predicting fetal intrauterine growth retardation by using reference centile charts for the ratio of fetal transverse cerebellar diameter to abdominal circumference in a Thai Population.
Oh, "Growth and neurodevelopmental outcome of very low birth weight infants with intrauterine growth retardation: Comparison with control subjects matched by birth weight and gestational age," The Journal of Pediatrics, vol.
Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is defined as growth at or below the 10th percentile.13 Hence size rather than growth is most often used to define IUGR although other definitions of IUGR have been suggested.3
Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) characterized by abnormal growth and development of the fetus during pregnancy is a major threat to the livestock production (Wu et al.
Dr Salma further informed that in pregnant women, iodine deficiency could cause loss of pregnancy, intrauterine growth retardation and intrauterine death, miss carriage and deafness and dumbness of a woman's off springs.
The patient was born with intrauterine growth retardation (birth height and weight under 10 percentile), microcephalia (under 10 percentile), broad nasal root, hypoplastic ala nasi, long philtrum, cleft palate, micrognathia, and low set ears (Figure 1c).
Sepsis neonatorum (NNS) accounted for 2027 (41.36%), Neonatal Jaundice (NNJ) 1777 (36.2%), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) 941 (19.2%), prematurity 515 (10.5%), birth asphyxia (BA) 446 (9.1%) and meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) 362 (7.3%) accounted of total admissions.
For the foetus, the risks include prematurity in up to 50 per cent of newborns, intrauterine growth retardation, low birth weight, immune deficiency and congenital anomalies, said the doctor.
Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is defined as impaired growth and development of the mammalian embryo/fetus or its organs during pregnancy, and is a major concern in domestic animal production and human health (Wu et al., 2006; Rosenberg, 2008).

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