in utero


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in utero

‘in the womb’. In England, the phrase en ventre sa mère is also seen.
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Using a rich dataset from Indonesia, the largest Muslim-majority country in the world, I found that Indonesian children exposed to Ramadan in utero scored seven to eight percent lower on test scores," Majid indicates.
1986), in utero exposed liver and brain had 3- and 19-fold higher numbers of mutants per milligram/kilogram body weight than adult BaP-exposed tissues, respectively (see Figure S1 and Table S2).
Besides the 2009 umbilical cord tissue study, very little information about statewide prevalence of substance exposure in utero and NAS is available.
Of the 17 cases of ASD diagnosed in the control group, 16 had no exposures to the medications under scrutiny, and 1 involved in utero exposure to an anticonvulsant.
When children were exposed to high levels of lead in utero from their mothers' bone stores, they showed reduced mental abilities at age 24 months.
Furthermore, the investigators "were unable to adjust for important confounders such as in utero alcohol exposure and parental psychopathology.
However, more recent systematic reviews of a large number of cases have not found an association between in utero exposure to cocaine and an increase in malformations of any kind, and these original concerns have not been borne out.
With millions of pregnant women on the job these days, the issue of in utero injuries has implications for employers and their liability insurance coverage.
Menstrual and reproductive characteristics of women whose mothers were exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol (DES), International Journal of Epidemiology, 2006, 35(4):862-868.
Picked on by upper classmen, unnoticed by the girl of his dreams, and further distressed by his mother's unexpected pregnancy, he struggles to tough out the year, and records his experiences in a journal addressed to the unwelcome little brother in utero.
Data on both antibody types suggest that immunity is influenced by PCB exposure both in utero and during infancy, presumably from breast-feeding.
The scientists also noted that no withdrawal syndrome has been documented in babies exposed to cocaine or methamphetamine in utero.