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Synonyms for uterus

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Of these 65,000, says Gambone, the uterus is healthy in about 40,000 cases.
A successful pregnancy and birth would provide hope for women who were born without a womb or lost a uterus to cancer or other diseases.
If you do this long enough, and make incisions parallel to the endometrial cavity and away from the serosal surface of the uterus, the globular structure is converted to a tubular structure that can be a foot long or longer, and which "literally comes down to meet you," he said.
The zonal anatomy of the uterus has a trilaminar appearance on T2W images (Figure 1).
as an option for women who suffer the symptoms of a displaced uterus.
When you look at the days when I was in my residency, if [women] came in with a little bit of bleeding [early in pregnancy], there was no way that we could take them to the operating room and empty their uterus.
He said: "Pre-term labour is a major health problem and all of our work is associated with finding out how the uterus contracts, because we feel this is crucial for the development of drugs which will effectively treat premature labour.
Endometriosis is a chronic gynecological disorder in which tissue like that found in the uterus grows in other areas of the body.
Doctors said Mrs Jane Ingram has almost fully recovered from the painful and unique ordeal of carrying two babies in her uterus - and one outside it.
All seven eggs were fertilized and traveled into the uterus, the organ where fetuses develop during pregnancy (see diagram).
The growth of fibroids is thought to be linked with oestrogen - the sex hormone in the wall of the uterus.
They usually prescribe estrogen without progestin for women who have had their uterus removed (hysterectomy).
Endometriosis, a condition in which tissue from the inside of the uterus grows outside the uterus, is associated with inflammation, pain and infertility.
Hazel Jones from High Wycombe, who suffers from uterus didelphys, has two separate uteruses and cervixes as well.
Another technique championed by Hippocrates included irrigation of the displaced uterus with wine.