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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
DISCUSSION: The first case of uterine torsion in the non-pregnant condition was described in 1909 (4).
Factors that contribute in originating uterine torsion are sudden push from another cow, decreased amounts of uterine fluid, flaccid uterine wall, small nongravid horn and excessive fetal weight (Pearson, 1971; Frazer et al.
Nonsurgical treatment of uterine torsion in seven mares.
Cases of uterine torsion in dairy cattle referred during January to December' 2013 were investigated in the study.
Pelosi, "Managing extreme uterine torsion at term: a case report, " Journal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, vol.
In view of high incidence of uterine torsion in buffaloes and need for effective correction, an attempt was made to evaluate therapeutic efficacy of cesarean section in advanced and delayed cases of uterine torsion in buffaloes where other physical interventions failed to relieve torsion.
Uterine torsion is one of the most common affection of pregnant cattle.
Olah KS: uterine torsion and ischemia of one horn of a bicornuate uterus: a rare cause of failed second trimester termination of pregnancy.
Higher incidence of uterine torsion in buffalo with maximum frequency during second and third calving contributing to 56-67% of dystocia (Purohit et al, 2011).
INTRODUCTION; Uterine torsion is defined as a rotation of the uterus of more than 45 degrees on its long axis.
Uterine torsion has been reported as a serious cause of dystocia in cattle and buffalo threatening lives of fetus and dam (Amin, 2011).
DISCUSSION: In uterine torsion the uterus twists more than 45 degrees around its long axis at the junction between the cervix and the corpus.