hyperinvolution


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hyperinvolution

(ˌhaɪpərˌɪnvəˈluːʃən)
n
(Medicine) med a decrease in the size of an organ following enlargement, usually used to describe the shrinking of the uterus after childbirth
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Frameless IUDs appear to have advantages over framed T-shaped IUDs because the latter may cause discrepancy with the uterine cavity and embedment during involution of the uterus, particularly during prolonged lactation as hyperinvolution in these women is not uncommon (12).