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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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2004) reported that decreased T lymphocyte subsets (helper and suppressor/ cytotoxic) around calving make the cows susceptible to uterine infections at peripartum period.
Race and ethnicity, tobacco smoke, and uterine infection may also be predictors, but environmental toxicants have been little explored, says Savitz.
She also had a badly-ulcerated leg, a uterine infection and cystitis.
All cows in the experimental and control groups, without periparturient insults and uterine infection, were examined clinically by ultrasound and during the first four weeks of postpartum.
Dey, PhD, professor and Lova Riekert Chair, Department of Reproductive Sciences, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, who is investigating chemicals that regulate inflammation after a uterine infection to understand how they may contribute to preterm labor.
A IN GENERAL, I do not recommend the injection as there are so many side-effects - she might get pregnant anyway and she might get a uterine infection which might end with an operation where she needs to be spayed and will never be able to have pups.
Indicators of uterine infection included clinical chorioamnionitis; a maternal temperature above 37[degrees]C; acute placental inflammation; placental-fetal inflammation; maternal fever and at least two of the following clinical findings: fetal tachycardia, white blood count below 15,000, or a foul vaginal discharge.
Overall, it is often assumed that pus in the vagina reflects uterine infection but microbiological confirmation is also required.
ParaGard(R) is also not an option for women who might be pregnant, have had a post-pregnancy or post-abortion uterine infection in the past 3 months, have cancer of the uterus or cervix, have an infection in the cervix, have an allergy to any component of ParaGard(R), or have Wilson's disease.
She could get a uterine infection and sometimes they can get bone-marrow suppression of the red blood cell production.
The injections given to your ferrets do stop seasons, but uterine infections can be one of the potential side-effects, leading to a female ferret who seems lacklustre and off-colour like your little lady.
My veterinarian said this could be a very dangerous situation, as she could become prone to uterine infections, which can be life-threatening.