uterine horn


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u·ter·ine horn

, horn of uterus [TA]
the portion of the uterus to which the intramural section of the uterine tube enters on either the right or left.
Synonym(s): cornu uteri [TA]

uterine horn

Either of the two upper corners of the uterus into which the uterine tubes enter.
See also: horn
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Effects of Curcumae rhizoma-Sparganii rhizoma (CRSR) treatment on the length of the uterine horn, the root diameter of the uterine horn (A), and the uterine coefficient (B).
Placenta accreta associated with a ruptured pregnant rudimentary uterine horn. Case report and review of the literature.
Such authors have shown that the ovaries of rabbits are small and elongated; the female has two uterine horns, two uteri, and they enter the single vagina separately.
If we had not noticed the presence of a cylindrical uterus that was flattened on the left side, along with the absence of the left tube and ovary, we might have missed the presence of the rudimentary uterine horn communicating with uterus at the isthmic level from the left-posterior side, as did the surgeons performing her prior cesarean sections.
We present a stepwise demonstration of our technique for surgical resection of a noncommunicating cavitary uterine horn and conclude that robotic surgery is a safe and feasible route for surgical management of this pathology.
On ultrasound examination, only one uterine horn could be identified, any fetus could not be detected and urinary bladder was full-filled with urine.
Presence of two completely separate uterine horns with two cervices and the largest bicornuate uterus among laboratory animals made the rabbit an appropriate model for simultaneous evaluation of control and treatment group in an individual case.
We have identified that the thickness of the submucosal layer of the left uterine horn also varies.
Mean quantitative microscopic observations and their statistical significance were worked out, and after dissection, weight of the uteri was noted and the cross-sectional diameter of the mid portion of each uterine horn was measured (Table-1).
As a separate uterus was identified away from the fetus, the possibilities of pregnancy in a uterine diadelphys or pregnancy in a uterine horn were considered.
Right uterine horn was processed, embedded and stained for histological study.
Utero-placental tissues (caruncular, CAR; intercaruncular endometrium, ICAR; and fetal membranes, FM [chorioallantois, d 22 and later]) were collected from the uterine horn of pregnancy immediately following ovariohysterectomy.