Uterus

Uterus, Female sex organ in mammals.

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The uterus (from Latin "uterus", plural uteri) or womb () is a major female hormone-responsive secondary sex organ of the reproductive system in humans and most other mammals. Things occurring in the uterus are described with the term in utero. In the human, the lower end of the uterus, the cervix, opens into the vagina, while the upper end, the fundus, is connected to the fallopian tubes. It is within the uterus that the fetus develops during gestation. In the human embryo, the uterus develops from the paramesonephric ducts which fuse into the single organ known as a simplex uterus.

Retroverted uterus
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Retroverted uterus ... A retroverted uterus (tilted uterus, tipped uterus) is a uterus that is oriented posteriorly, towards the back of the body. This is in contrast to the...

Female reproductive system
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Female reproductive system ... organs are the uterus, Fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The uterus or womb accommodates the embryo which develops into the foetus. The uterus also produces...

Uterus didelphys
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Uterus didelphys ... Uterus didelphys (sometimes also uterus didelphis) represents a uterine malformation where the uterus is present as a paired organ when the embryogenetic...

Couvelaire uterus
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Couvelaire uterus ... Couvelaire uterus (also known as uteroplacental apoplexy) is a life-threatening condition in which loosening of the placenta (abruptio placentae) causes...

Bicornuate uterus
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Bicornuate uterus ... A bicornuate uterus or bicornate uterus (from the Latin cornū, meaning "horn"), is a type of mullerian anomaly in the human uterus, where there is a deep...

Cervix
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Cervix ... The cervix or cervix uteri (Latin, 'neck of the uterus') is the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system. The cervix is usually...

Arcuate uterus
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Arcuate uterus ... The arcuate uterus is a form of a uterine anomaly or variation where the uterine cavity displays a concave contour towards the fundus. Normally the uterine...

Unicornuate uterus
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Unicornuate uterus ... A unicornuate uterus represents a uterine malformation where the uterus is formed from one only of the paired Müllerian ducts while the other Müllerian...

Uterus transplantation
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Uterus transplantation ... is the surgical procedure whereby a healthy uterus is transplanted into an organism of which the uterus is absent or diseased. As part of normal mammalian...

Round ligament of uterus
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Round ligament of uterus ... The round ligament of the uterus is a ligament that connects the uterus to the labia majora. The round ligament of the uterus originates at the uterine...

Broad ligament of the uterus
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Fallopian tube
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Uterine hypoplasia
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Menstrual cycle
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Adenomyosis
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Artificial womb
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Uterine appendages
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Uterine malformation
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Endometrium
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