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Synonyms for bicornuate

having two horns or horn-shaped parts

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Among the Mullerian duct anomalies, bicornuate and didelphic uteri are the more common forms, with a prevalence of 25 and 11%, respectively.
Demonstration of a fundal cleft on the MPR images helps to distinguish a bicornuate from a septate uterus.
Some sources use "interstitial" and "cornual" synonymously, while others use "cornual" for gestations in bicornuate or septate uteri; others differentiate interstitial from angular pregnancy, while in practice, many physicians are unfamiliar with such classification.
Although in some American and European literature, the term 'interstitial pregnancy' is used as a synonym to 'cornual pregnancy', they should be considered as two different clinical situations; however, a pregnancy is referred to as a cornual pregnancy if the implantation occurs in one horn of a bicornuate uterus or in one-half of a septate or sub-septate uterus.2
The exclusion criteria were as follows: preterm or multiple pregnancy, stillbirth, complicated postpartum bleeding (intensive care measures were used, with B-Lynch suture after labour and uterine devascularisation), congenital uterine disorders (bicornuate or unicornuate uterus, double uterus), uterine fibroids or oncological diseases, uterine scar, retained placental tissue, or endometritis postpartum.
In inpatients with uterine malformation, the three most common diagnoses were septate uterus (382 cases, 53.7%), didelphys (87 cases, 12.2%), and bicornuate uterus (65 cases, 9.1%).
The abdominal cavity was exposed to locate the bicornuate uterus, followed laterally to reach the experimental organ.
Pelvic ultrasonography (US) showed a bicornuate uterus, tuba uterina, and round ligaments; neither gonad could be identified in pelvic areas or inguinal channels.
The bicornuate uterus was exposed, and the respective fetuses were identified numerically from the most proximal to the cervix to the most distal.
[13] suggested the following criteria for early sonographic diagnosis of rudimentary horn pregnancy: (i) a pseudo-pattern of asymmetrical bicornuate uterus; (ii) absent visual continuity tissue surrounding the gestation sac and the uterine cervix; and (iii) presence of myometrial tissue surrounding the gestational sac.
We removed reproductive tracts from female river otters and, following established protocols (Docktor et al., 1987; Gilbert, 1987; Serfass et al., 1993) measured length, width, and mass of ovaries; length of the bicornuate uterine horns; and inspected uterine horns for embryos and blastocysts.
A rare condition of bicornuate uterus (meaning she had been born with two wombs) made it difficult to conceive and carry a baby, and the couple suffered three miscarriages before a Harley Street obstetrician (who went on to deliver Princes William and Harry) helped them welcome three children into the world - Thomas, William and Annabel.