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Septate uterus

Definition noun A uterus with an anteroposterior septum resulting in two uterine cavities Supplement A septate uterus is a... Read More

Uterus arcuatus

uterus arcuatus --> arcuate uterus A uterus with a depression at the fundus; an incomplete uterus bicornis. Synonym:... Read More

Masculine uterus

Masculine uterus --> prostatic utricle a minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal colliculus,... Read More

Uterus

uterus (Science: anatomy) The hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the fertilized ovum normally becomes embedded... Read More

Human Reproduction

Terminology and Concepts Primary reproductive organs are called gonads - testes in the male and ovaries in the female.... Read More

External os

Definition noun A small, somewhat circular aperture on the extremity of the extocervix Supplement At the lower part of the... Read More

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... 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

Fallopian tube

Fallopian tube (Science: anatomy) The paired tubes which connect the ovaries to the uterus and conduct the egg to the... Read More

Stratified columnar epithelium

A stratified columnar epithelium (plural: stratified columnar epithelia) is a type of stratified epithelium in which the... 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

Uterine involution

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

Utriculus prostaticus

utriculus prostaticus --> prostatic utricle A minute pouch in the prostate opening on the summit of the seminal... Read More

Descensus uteri

Descensus uteri --> prolapse of the uterus Downward movement of the uterus due to laxity and atony of the muscular and... Read More

Prostaglandin F2-alpha

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

Labour

Labour (Science: obstetrics) The act of giving Birth to a baby. There are four stages: The first stage lasts from the onset... Read More

Os uteri internum

os uteri internum --> isthmus of uterus An elongated constriction at the junction of the body and cervix of the... Read More

Placentalia

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

Estradiol

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

Menstrual cycle

Definition noun The reproductive cycle of human and other animal (e.g. certain primates) females, and is comprised of phases... Read More

Placentoma

placentoma --> deciduoma An intrauterine mass of decidual tissue, probably the result of hyperplasia of decidual cells... Read More

Hunters ligament

Hunters ligament --> round ligament of uterus a fibromuscular band that is attached to the uterus on either side in front... Read More

Placenta

Definition noun, plural: placentae or placentas (1) (zoology) The vascular organ formed during gestation of female mammals... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Simple columnar epithelium

Definition noun, plural: simple columnar epithelia Simple epithelium composed of columnar epithelial cells Supplement A... Read More

Human Reproduction and Fertilization

For the human species to continue surviving, it is essential that mature adults are capable of producing fertile offspring... Read More

Amniotic sac

Definition noun, plural: amniotic sacs Fluid-filled sac where the embryo or fetus is suspended in the uterus or in the of... Read More

Reproductive system

Definition noun An organ system that functions primarily for the purpose of reproduction, and is comprised of sex... Read More

Birth Control and Contraception

Birth Control Some religious beliefs see methods of contraception unethical while some political bodies chose birth control... Read More

Amniote

Definition noun, plural: amniotes Any of the tetrapod vertebrates belonging to Amniota in which an amnion is formed during... Read More

Rachischisis

Definition noun The embryological failure of the neural tube to fuse or close completely thereby resulting in the vertebrae... Read More

Growth and Development of a Human Baby

Continued from the initial human reproduction of the previous page in this tutorial. Upon arrival in the uterus, the... Read More

Principles of Hormonal Control Systems

Hormones are chemical messengers that enter the blood directly upon their secretion from endocrine glands. A single gland or... Read More

Mammalian Ancestors

Humans are mammals, the most successful taxonomic class of organisms to colonize the Earth. The word mammal derives from the... Read More

Urinogenital

urogenital: of or pertaining to the urinary and the reproductive systems. urogenital systems:the urinary and the genital... Read More

Simple squamous epithelium

Simple Squamous Epithelium Definition Simple squamous epithelium, also known as simple squamous epithelial tissue or... Read More

Muscular system

Definition noun An organ system comprised of skeletal muscles, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscles that are responsible for... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Rectouterine pouch

Definition noun Peritoneal space or pouch located between the rectum and the uterus in the female human body. Supplement In... Read More