spinnbarkeit


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Related to spinnbarkeit: mittelschmerz, ferning, Postcoital test
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Noun1.spinnbarkeit - the capacity of a viscous liquid (especially the cervical mucus) to be drawn out into a strand or blown up into a bubble
spinnability - the quality of being suitable for spinning or the capability of being spun (used of textile fibers)
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Mucocele is unicystic in nature with watery spinnbarkeit nature of material in aspirate, lipoma presents as an encapsulated mass of mature adipocytes, and sclerosing polycystic adenosis exhibits fibrosis and hyperplastic ductal and acinar epithelial elements.
The evaluation of the cervical mucus properties included the assessment of spinnbarkeit, ferning (crystallization), viscosity, and pH, according to the system devised by Moghissi [14].
Favourable mucus is thin and clear and capable of being drawn out into long threads (this is called 'spinnbarkeit') and the mucus is made favourable by the high oestrogen levels present just before ovulation.