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Synonyms for inversion

Synonyms for inversion

the act of changing or being changed from one position, direction, or course to the opposite

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the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

(genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

the reversal of the normal order of words

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(counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

turning upside down

the act of turning inside out

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We present a case of a 26-year-old with subacute uterine inversion which was corrected using Haultain's procedure.
It is well established that mismanagement of the third stage of labour is the commonest cause of acute uterine inversion.
At the time of the manual extraction of the placenta, uterine inversion was noted.
Non-puerperal uterine inversion in association with uterine sarcoma: clinical management.
Correction of uterine inversion at laparotomy, by cutting a posterior vertical incision in the uterus and releasing the constriction that prevents reduction, is known as the Haldane technique.
Magnetic resonance imaging of pelvis confirmed uterine inversion.
Uterine inversion was corrected abdominally by Haultain's procedure after vaginal myomectomy followed by abdominal hysterectomy.
If uterine inversion is recognized early, use the Johnson maneuver, which involves placing the fingers in the center of the inverted uterus and elevating it, along with the placenta, to lift it back into place.
Uterine inversion is a life threatening obstetric emergency.
Genital tract trauma includes lacerations of the cervix, vagina, or perineum; extensions at cesarean section; uterine rupture; and uterine inversion, Dr.
Uterine inversion during caesarean is noted very rarely.
A complete uterine inversion is easy to recognize, but a partial inversion can initially go unnoticed, Dr.
Postpartum Haemorrhage: Abnormally Adherent Placenta, Uterine Inversion and Puerperal Hematomas.
Sessile fundal fibroid causing uterine inversion has either not been individually cited or no particular reference has been made.
INTRODUCTION: Chronic non-puerperal uterine inversion (CNPUI) is an extremely rare clinical situation; On average a gynaecologist may only see one case in their entire life.