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Descriptor English:   Uterus 
Descriptor Spanish:   Útero 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Útero 
Synonyms English:   Cornua, Uterine
Fundus Uteri
Fundus Uterus
Fundus, Uterine
Uteri, Fundus
Uterine Cornua
Uterine Fundus
Uterus Cornua
Tree Number:   A05.360.319.679
Definition English:   The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /blood supply: consider PLACENTAL CIRCULATION; /surg: consider HYSTERECTOMY or HYSTEROTOMY; inflammation = ENDOMETRITIS
Consider also terms at English:   HYSTER- 
See Related English:   Hysterectomy
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   15000 
Unique Identifier:   D014599 

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