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bicorn

[′bī‚kȯrn]
(mathematics)
A plane curve whose equation in cartesian coordinates x and y is (x 2 + 2 ay - a 2)2 = y 2(a 2 - x 2), where a is a constant.
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Bicornuate uterus is caused by incomplete fusion of the Mullerian ducts.
We found that the greatest proportion of patients with uterine malformations had septate uterus (53.7%), didelphys (12.2%), or bicornuate uterus (9.1%).
Rudimentary horn of a bicornuate uterus: Discussion of 16 cases with a review of literature.
Kerri was told she had a bicornuate uterus which means it is in the shape of a heart and was told by doctors that this increased the chance of miscarriage and that it was likely her next baby would be born breech.
11.6% of the patients had uterine and cervical defects, including bicornuate uterus, uterine septa and cervical tears.
Bicornuate uterus results from incomplete fusion of the uterine horns.
(2) Among the etiological factors are: the posttraumatic anatomical disruption of the internal os, congenital malformations or cone biopsy, bicornuate uterus, septate uterus, double uterus, previous traumatic birth and forced dilation curettage.
A CT scan demonstrated a pregnancy in the right horn of what was described as a bicornuate uterus.
A bicornuate unicollis uterus was confirmed on MRI and revealed two divergent uterine horns separated by a deep fundal cleft, surrounded by myometrial tissue, containing a fetus within each horn (Fig.
A, associated with maturity-onset diabetes of the young, renal dysplasia and bicornuate uterus.
Most domestic animals have a bicornuate uterus, consisting of two horns, a body, and a single cervix.
Donna had no idea she has a bicornuate womb, meaning it's shaped like aheart rather than the usual pear.