descensus


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Related to descensus: descensus uteri, descensus testis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.descensus - the slipping or falling out of place of an organ (as the uterus)
enteroptosis - an abnormally downward position of the intestines in the abdominal cavity
glossoptosis - abnormal downward or back placement of the tongue
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
descensus uteri, metroptosis - prolapse of the uterus
nephroptosia, nephroptosis - prolapse of the kidney
ptosis - drooping of the upper eyelid caused by muscle paralysis and weakness
ureterocele - prolapse of the end of the ureter into the bladder; may obstruct urine flow
urethrocele - prolapse of the urethra into the vagina
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In fact, descensus uteri is the result of pelvic organ prolapse, it is not the cause.
One patient was admitted with uterine descensus and their final pathology was coexistence of endometriosis externa and Brenner tumor.
For a nulliparous patient with minimal pelvic organ descensus and a narrow pelvis, the laparoscopic approach is reasonable.
3) No solo el dialogo con lo no verbal se desarrolla; lo hace, por igual, el mitema de un descensus ad inferos--recuerdese la cualidad ctonica de lo liminar segun Stein y Broadhurst--legible psicologicamente, puesto que la autora dedica Balada "A Maritza Aguirre, mi exterapeuta".
However, I agree with her comparison with a crossing of the Styx (81) (and Charon's ferry, especially as the boat indeed carries the dead father during the return trip), while the trip to the island is, indeed, a descensus ad inferos.
9) De la mano de estas objeciones emergen lecturas que, como si fueran el negativo antitetico de las interpretaciones celestiales, ven en el proemio la descripcion de una [TEXTO IRREPRODUCIBLE EN ASCII], un descensus ad inferos.
The hospital database was searched for women diagnosed with at least one of the following pelvic floor disorders: descensus uteri, cystocele or cystorectocele, and with or without symptomatic urinary incontinence (study group) between January 2011 and January 2012.
Del otro lado nos quedan los relativos al descensus ad inferus y el despedazamiento final, correspondientes al espacio
L'incontinenza anale e meno frequente (6%)2,6, mentre il descensus di organi pelvici, quale il prolasso urogenitale, presenta un andamento ingravescente con l'aumento dell'eta e della parita, benche in alcuni casi possa recedere spontaneamente nei primi sei mesi dopo il parto (1,5).
A su vez, y dentro de este viaje mitico, se habla de Descensus ad inferos o Catabasis (11), que implica ya la 'concepcion cosmografica vertical estricta, con un Mas Alla o infierno subterraneo' (Brioso 26), en el que habria que incluir otros hitos de la literatura clasica, a saber: el libro VI de la Eneida o los primeros treinta y cuatro cantos de la Divina Comedia.
E la scala a chiocciola che Monica percorre verso il basso, in un ideale descensus ad inferos che e poi discesa verso l'infima e oscura parte che e nell'animo umano.
Skibsted, "Influence of operations for stress incontinence and/or genital descensus on sexual life," Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, vol.