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double uterus

A congenital anomaly in which abnormalities in the formation of the müllerian ducts result in a duplication of the uterus, a uterus with a divided cavity, or sometimes, two copies of the cervix or vagina. Synonym: dimetria; uterus didelphys
See also: uterus
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Shannon has one leg shorter than the other, has two holes in her heart, kidney and bladder problems and a double uterus.
The double uterus associated with an obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis.
Simultaneous occurrence of an open Gartner-duct cyst, a homolateral aplasia of the kidney and a double uterus as a typical syndrome of abnormalities.
Medics discovered that Karlie's problems were due to her being born with a double uterus.
At the tender age of 13, the schoolgirl has already battled through both the menopause and a hysterectomy after being born with a double uterus.