backward-turned uterus

backward-turned uterus
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  • retroflexion — Backward bending, as of the uterus when the corpus is bent back, forming an angle with the cervix. SYN: retroflection. r. of iris abnormal position of the iris on the ciliary body after …   Medical dictionary

  • parturition — /pahr too rish euhn, tyoo , choo /, n. Biol. the process of bringing forth young. [1640 50; < LL parturition (s. of parturitio) travail, equiv. to L parturit(us) (ptp. of parturire; see PARTURIENT) + ion ION] * * * I or birth or childbirth or… …   Universalium

  • reproductive system, human — Organ system by which humans reproduce. In females, the ovaries sit near the openings of the fallopian tubes, which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. The cervix extends from the lower end of the uterus into the vagina, whose opening, as… …   Universalium

  • reproductive system, animal — Introduction       any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.       The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with… …   Universalium

  • History of Medicine —     History of Medicine     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of Medicine     The history of medical science, considered as a part of the general history of civilization, should logically begin in Mesopotamia, where tradition and philological… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Retroversion — Re tro*ver sion, n. [Cf. F. r[ e]troversion. See {Retrovert}.] A turning or bending backward; also, the state of being turned or bent backward; displacement backwards; as, retroversion of the uterus. [1913 Webster] Note: In retroversion the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retroversion — noun Etymology: Latin retroversus turned backward, from retro + versus, past participle of vertere to turn more at worth Date: 1776 1. the bending backward of the uterus and cervix 2. the act or process of turning back or regressing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • animal behaviour — Introduction       any activity of an intact organism.       A living animal behaves constantly in order to survive, and all animals must solve the same basic problems. They must, for instance, periodically replace their energy source (consume… …   Universalium

  • ret|ro|ver|sion — «REHT ruh VUR zhuhn, shuhn», noun. the act of turning or condition of being turned backward; displacement backwards: »a retroversion of the uterus. ╂[< Latin retrōversus (< retrō back + vertere to turn) + English ion] …   Useful english dictionary


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