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uterine

 [u´ter-in, u´ter-īn]
pertaining to the uterus.

u·ter·ine

(yū'tĕr-in, ū'ter-īn),
Relating to the uterus.

uterine

/uter·ine/ (u´ter-in) pertaining to the uterus.

uterine

(yo͞o′tər-ĭn, -tə-rīn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or in the region of the uterus: the uterine canal; uterine contractions.
2. Having the same mother but different fathers: uterine brothers.
3. Being enclosed and dark; womblike.

uterine

[yo̅o̅′tərēn]
Etymology: L, uterus, womb
pertaining to the uterus.

u·ter·ine

(yū'tĕr-in)
Relating to the uterus.

uterine

1. Pertaining to the UTERUS.
2. Having the same mother but not the same father.

uterine (yōōˑ·ter·in),

adj pertaining to the uterus.

uterine

pertaining to the uterus; see also endometrium, endometrial.

uterine abscess
most common in cattle and in dorsal wall due to injury during insemination or intrauterine therapy for infertility or instrumental obstetric manipulation.
uterine accommodation limited
may contribute to flexural deformities of limbs especially in foals; obesity of the dam may contribute to the limitation.
uterine artery rupture
occurs during parturition, and often accompanies uterine prolapse in cows. There is marked mucosal pallor and death occurs quickly due to hemorrhagic anemia. In mares, rupture of the middle uterine artery causes hemorrhage, colic, and often, death.
uterine caruncle
see uterine caruncle.
uterine cervix
see cervix uteri.
uterine discharge
copious, foul-smelling discharge in postpartum septic metritis in cows; thick, white, small volume discharge in endometritis.
uterine displacement
includes torsion, downward deviation in sows, inguinal and ventral hernia, prolapse.
uterine distention
palpable per rectum in cows, mares, through the abdominal wall in cats and dogs; pregnancy the common cause, pyometra, accumulation of secretions in imperforate hymen rarely. Pregnancy distinguishable in cows and mares by presence of membranes, or cotyledons in cows or fetus or fremitus in middle uterine artery.
uterine downward displacement
occurs in deep-bodied, pregnant sows with large litters and dystocia results.
uterine expulsive deficiency
see uterine inertia (below).
uterine gland
simple or branched, tubular glands extending into the lamina propria-submucosa; secrete mucus, lipids, glycogen, protein.
uterine horn
one of the pair of tubular extensions from the uterine body. Amongst the domestic species the horns are largest in those that bear many young (polytocous), e.g. sows, bitches, and shorter in those that bear single young (unitocous). Birds have two but only the left one is well developed or functional.
uterine inertia
primary, due to overstretching of the uterus or toxemia or obesity, or secondary, due to exhaustion, lack of myometrial contractions.
uterine infection
uterine involution
return to normal size after the delivery of the fetus.
uterine involution failure
common sequel to normal parturition in aged, high-producing cows, especially those suffering from milk fever or ketosis; metritis is a common sequel.
uterine lochia
see lochia.
uterine malformation
includes uterus didelphys, uterus unicornis and segmental aplasia of any part of the tubular organ.
uterine milk
secretions of the uterine endometrium in the early part of pregnancy; sustains the fetus until placental attachments are fully functional.
uterine mucosa
endometrium.
uterine neoplasm
uncommon but fibroleiomyoma occurs in bitches, leiomyoma and lymphosarcoma in cows.
uterine prolapse
see uterine prolapse.
uterine rupture
occurs usually during parturition and due to human intervention. Repairable if recognized but may lead to peritonitis.
uterine sand
dry, inspissated granules, yellow in color, found occasionally on the exterior of the bovine placenta. Probably derived from blood leaked into the lumen of the uterus in early pregnancy.
uterine stump granuloma
chronic inflammation due to infection or nonabsorbable sutures used in closing the stump after ovariohysterectomy.
uterine swab
swab of the uterus for bacteriological and virological examination for pathogens likely to adversely affect fertility. Used in fertility maintenance of mares.
uterine torsion
torsion of the body of the uterus in cows and mares and of a horn of the uterus in the sow. Causes dystocia characterized by the nonappearance of any part of the fetus in the vulva. Occurs rarely in dogs and cats.
uterine tube
a slender tube extending from the uterus to the ovary on the same side, conveying ova to the cavity of the uterus and permitting passage of spermatozoa in the opposite direction. It is mostly suspended in a fold of peritoneum (mesosalpinx) that may enclose a cavity (ovarian bursa). It terminates at the ovarian end in a dilated funnel (infundibulum). Called also fallopian tube and oviduct.
When the mature ovum leaves the ovary it enters the fringed opening of the uterine tube, through which it travels slowly to the uterus. When conception takes place, the tube is usually the site of fertilization.
uterine tube occlusion
may be congenital, or constricted by scar tissue in chronic peritonitis; a rare cause of infertility.
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The patients' median age at diagnosis was 39 years, and their median body mass index was 27 kg/m2- Six had prior hormonal therapy, and three reported responding to leuprolide, including two who experienced decreased bleeding, and one who experienced uterine mass size reduction.
Drugs profile discussed in this report include: collagenase clostridium histolyticum, Drug to Activate Progesterone Receptor for Uterine Fibroids, Drug to Antagonize GnRH Receptor for Endometriosis and Uterine Leiomyoma, elagolix sodium, ESN-364, EVE-104, KLH-2109, LFA-102, mifepristone, relugolix, Small Molecule to Antagonize GnRH for Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, and Oncology, telapristone acetate, triptorelin pamoate biosimilar, ulipristal acetate, vilaprisan.
She had been diagnosed to have uterine fibroid 6 years prior to presentation and had refused to have surgery due to her belief that the fibroid and infertility were spiritually inflicted on her by her enemies.
Total uterine and fibroid volumes were recorded by using the volumetric calculation for an ellipse, with tri-planar measurements multiplied by 0.
Moreover, additional studies revealed that FAS protein expression was three times higher in uterine fibroid samples compared to normal myometrial tissue (muscle tissue that forms the uterine wall).
At the time of the manual extraction of the placenta, uterine inversion was noted.
The researchers found significant associations between the risk of uterine rupture during trials of labour and full LUS thickness.
Researchers identified 157 women with fibroids embedded in the uterine wall and randomly assigned 106 to get embolization, 43 to get hysterectomies, and 8 to undergo surgical removal of fibroids.
Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a xenoestrogen, is one environmental exposure that has been posited as contributing to uterine fibroids.
The findings of this form of uterine cancer emerged after a number of Tamoxifen studies were re-analyzed.
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