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Plural pregnancy

plural pregnancy --> multiple pregnancy condition of bearing two or more foetuses simultaneously. Synonym: plural pregnancy,... Read More

Pregnancy

pregnancy The condition of having a developing embryo or foetus in the body, after union of an ovum and spermatozoon. The... Read More

Progesterone

Definition noun, plural: progesterones A progestogen hormone, with a chemical formula of C21H30O2, naturally produced in... Read More

Estrogen

Definition noun, plural: estrogens A sex steroid hormone produced in large quantities chiefly in the ovaries in females;... Read More

Twins

Definition noun, singular: twin (1) Two siblings from the same pregnancy and birth (2) (general) Two closely related and... Read More

Hcg

Hcg --> human chorionic gonadotrophin (Science: hormone tumour marker) a hormone that is produced by the developing... Read More

Internal os

Definition noun The part of the cervical canal, forming an internal narrowing of the uterine cavity Supplement The cervix... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Viability

Definition noun (1) The capacity of being alive; capability of living, developing, or reproducing. (2) The capability (of an... Read More

Linea nigra

Definition noun (1) A long narrow dark streak running along the midline of the abdomen, from the umbilicus to the pubis (2) ... Read More

From Conception to Birth: A Life Unfolds

 From Conception to Birth: A Life Unfolds       ... Read More

Uterine cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the endometrial lining occurring during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Teratogenesis

Definition noun The development of structural or functional malformations in an embryo or a fetus Supplement Abnormalities... Read More

Progestogen

Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More

Ovarian cycle

Definition noun The cycle that depicts the changes in the ovarian follicle happening during a menstrual cycle, and is... Read More

Lactosuria

Lactosuria excretion of lactose (milk sugar) in the urine; a common finding during pregnancy and lactation, and in the... Read More

A1-acid glycoprotein

A1-acid glycoprotein --> orosomucoid (Science: biology) plasma protein of mammals and birds, 38% carbohydrate. In... Read More

Growth hormone

Definition noun, plural: growth hormones A polypeptide hormone that in humans and other animals essentially promotes... Read More

Vertical transmission

vertical transmission (Science: microbiology) transmission of a pathogen such as hIV from mother to foetus or baby during... Read More

Dizygotic twins

Definition noun Two offspring that develop from two zygotes but share a common uterine environment, and would be born at the... Read More

Trimester

trimester A period of 3 months; one-third of the length of a pregnancy. Origin: L. Trimestris, of three-month... Read More

Lactogen

Lactogen An agent that stimulates milk production or secretion. Origin: Lacto-- g. -gen, producing human placental lactogen... Read More

Chorionic villus sampling

Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is a form of prenatal diagnosis to determine genetic abnormalities in the fetus. It entails... Read More

Gonadotropin

Definition noun, plural: gonadotropins A polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary and the placenta, and acts... Read More

Placentalia

Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia characterized primarily by their fetus being carried in the... Read More

Montgomerys follicles

Montgomery's follicles --> areolar glands A number of small mammary glands forming small rounded projections from the... Read More

Testosterone

Definition noun, plural: testosterones A steroid hormone with a chemical formula of C19H28O2, and is regarded as the primary... Read More

Dohle body

Definition noun, plural: Dohle bodies Round or oval cytoplasmic inclusion of neutrophils containing remnants of rough... Read More

Uterine involution

Definition noun The process by which the uterus returns to its normal pre-pregnant state (both anatomically and... Read More

Monozygotic twins

Monozygotic Twins Definition Monozygotic twins are twins that developed from a single zygote. Etymologically, the term is... Read More

Prostaglandin F2-alpha

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins F A biologically active prostaglandin that forms when the intermediate prostaglandin... Read More

Developmental Biology

Developmental biology is a biological science that is primarily concerned with how a living thing grows and attains... Read More

Population Growth and Survivorship

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Previously, we learned about biodiversity and endemism. Now, let's look at the... Read More

Estradiol

Definition noun, plural: estradiol An estrogenic hormone with a chemical formula of C18H24O2; a potent estrogen; a major... Read More

Passive immunity

Definition noun A type of immunity acquired by the transfer of antibody from one individual to another, such as from mother... Read More

Myometrium

Definition noun, plural: myometria The middle layer of the uterine wall, made up chiefly of smooth muscle tissue involved in... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders (2nd Ed) by K. Vanderhoof-Forschner

 Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders, 2nd Edition  ... Read More

It’s So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

 It's So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families  ... Read More