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n. pl. u·ter·i (yo͞o′tə-rī′) or u·ter·us·es
1. A hollow muscular organ located in the pelvic cavity of female mammals in which the fertilized egg implants and develops. Also called womb.
2. A corresponding part in other animals.

[Middle English, from Latin.]


pl de uterus
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Results: The frequency of ruptured uteri was calculated to be 0.
The noncomplex anomalies which can show 2 symmetric endometrial cavities are septate, bicornuate, and didelphys uteri.
The transplanted uteri reportedly survived and functioned for several months in the pigs, producing normal menstrual cycles.
After the animals' uteri were weighed, samples were taken for histological analysis, and remaining tissue was subjected to RNA extraction for microarray analysis.
In fact, more than 90% of uteri weighing less than 250 g are accessible and can safely be removed vaginally by using guidelines endorsed by the board of directors of the Society of Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeons.
Among all of the mullerian duct anomalies, unicornuate uteri have the highest association of renal abnormalities, present in up to 40% of these women.
To reduce the risks of the procedure, programs likely will explore the use of uteri obtained from women who are brain dead or cadavers to spare altruistic living donors from undergoing hysterectomy surgery.
LOUIS -- Coring is an excellent technique for facilitating vaginal hysterectomy in patients with large adenomyotic uteri, according to Dr.
No surgery is undertaken in didelphys uteri, whereas the approach in bicornuate uteri is laparoscopic and hysteroscopic in septate uteri.
7) Reported a 8% incidence of uterine rupture (2/25) in women with congenitally malformed uteri compared with 0.
In uterine prolapse, it has been noted that uterine endometrium is very vascular and easily recognized and everted organ is usually corpus uteri (Allen, 1988; Ocal, 1999).