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bicornuate

 [bi-kor´nu-āt]
having two horns or having horn-shaped branches (cornua).

bicornuate

(bī-kôr′nyo͞o-ĭt, -āt′)
adj.
Having two horns or horn-shaped parts: a bicornuate uterus.

bicornuate

adjective Having 2 horns or horn-shaped branches.

bi·cor·nous

, bicornuate , bicornate (bī-kōr'nŭs, -nū-āt, -nāt)
Two-horned; having two processes or projections.
[bi- + L. cornu, horn]

bicornuate

Having two horns or horn-like projections, as in bicornuate uterus.

bi·cor·nous

, bicornuate , bicornate (bī-kōr'nŭs, -nū-āt, -nāt)
Two-horned; having two processes or projections.
[bi- + L. cornu, horn]
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We present a case of a patient with a bicornuate uterus that was surgically managed with open Strassman metroplasty with a successful subsequent pregnancy.
Even with the question of a bicornuate uterus on a recent CT scan and MRI, the idea of an abdominal or rudimentary horn pregnancy was not immediately entertained.
A spectrum of congenital uterine malformations is attributed to the abnormal fusion of the pair of Mullerian ducts or failure of the absorption of the uterine septum; (2, 3) bicornuate uterus is the most common.
Some species have bicornuate (bi-korn-yoo-at) uteruses, which have large, well-defined uterine horns.
He said a few women are born with the condition ( known as a bicornuate uterus - and it may not always necessarily show up on a scan.
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In fact, she had a normal bicornuate uterus and had an intact fallopian tube remaining.
Already aware that her womb was bicornuate (heart-shaped)and could present problems during pregnancy, she was nevertheless determined to opt for a natural birth.
You can see the difference between a bicornuate, a septate, and a unicornuate uterus, which is sometimes not obvious on a standard 2-D image.
The uterus was found to be bicornuate, which explained the breech presentation of the fetus.
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