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Barnes zone

(barnz),
the lower fourth of the pregnant uterus, attachment of the placenta to any part of which may cause dangerous hemorrhage.
Synonym(s): cervical zone

Barnes zone

(bahrnz zōn)
The lower fourth of the pregnant uterus, attachment of the placenta to any part of which may cause dangerous hemorrhage.

Barnes,

Robert, English obstetrician, 1817-1907.
Barnes curve - a curve corresponding in general with Carus curve, being the segment of a circle whose center is the promontory of the sacrum.
Barnes zone - the lower fourth of the pregnant uterus, attachment of the placenta to any part of which may cause dangerous hemorrhage. Synonym(s): cervical zone
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