didelphic


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di·del·phic

(dī-del'fik),
Having or relating to a double uterus.
[G. di-, two, + delphys, womb]
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di·del·phic

(dī-del'fik)
Having or relating to a double uterus.
[G. di-, two, + delphys, womb]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

didelphic

(dī-dĕl′fĭk) [″ + delphys, uterus]
Having or pert. to a double uterus.
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didelphic

having a paired uterus, or two uteri as in marsupials.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Heinonen, "Clinical implications of the didelphic uterus: long-term follow-up of 49 cases," European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, vol.
Caption: Figure 5: Didelphic uterus (left), bicornuate bicollis uterus (right), courtesy of Kyle Koniewicz.
(7) Didelphic uteri have the highest association with transverse vaginal septum.
Simultaneous pregnancies in each hemi uterus of didelphic uterus can occur rarely.
Clinical implications of didelphic uterus--lonf term follow up of 49 cases.
Here is a rare case of primigravida with didelphic uterus who presented at term gestation.
DISCUSSION: Two separate uterine bodies each associated with their own fallopian tube and cervix characterize the Didelphic uterus.
CONCLUSION: Favourable obstetric outcome is usual without corrective surgery for didelphic uterus, rather corrective surgery is contraindicated as the results of it is disappointing.
Congenital uterine abnormalities consist of fusion anomalies or agenesis of the developing uterus that may include septate, bicornuate, didelphic, or unicornuate uteri.