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Pronunciation: per'i-met'rik


  1. Surrounding the uterus; relating to the perimetrium.
  2. Relating to the circumference of any part or area.
  3. Relating to perimetry.

Synonym(s): periuterine

[G. peri, around, + metra, uterus]

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