"Uterus" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Uterus and Hysterectomy

    on hysterectomy procedures and on how a hysterectomy might affect you or someone you love. But first‚ what is a hysterectomy? The Webster’s New World Medical Dictionary defines hysterectomy is a surgical operation that removes a woman’s uterus. The uterus is the organ which is designed to nourish a developing baby. Sometimes‚ a hysterectomy procedure may also remove a woman’s cervix‚ ovaries‚ and fallopian tubes. These are also parts of a woman’s reproductive system. Since a hysterectomy involves

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  • Uterus and Regular Abdominal Hysterectomy

    Hysterectomy What is a hysterectomy? A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure whereby the uterus (womb) is removed. Hysterectomy is the most common non-obstetrical procedure of women in the United States. Why is a hysterectomy performed? The most common reason hysterectomy is performed is for uterine fibroids The next most common reasons are abnormal uterine bleeding‚ endometriosis‚ and uterine prolapse (including pelvic relaxation). Only 10% of hysterectomy is performed for cancer. This article

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  • Prolapsed Uterus

    Prolapsed uterus is the decline of the uterus from its normal position into the vagina. A prolapsed uterus refers to a collapsed uterus‚ or sloped uterus‚ or other variation in the position of the uterus in relation to the nearby structures within the pelvis. The pelvis encompasses many soft tissue structures important for normal body functions‚ reinforced predominantly by the diaphragms‚ layers of muscles‚ fibrous coverings called fasciae and numerous ligaments and tendons. These soft tissues of

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  • It could be hard for the uterus

    The author Neil Nunn brings up a very realist and interesting point with his article “It can be dangerous for the uterus”. His article examines social relations aiming more towards the roles of hegemonic masculinity in forming gendered spaces. In the beginning of the article Mr.Nunn starts discussing personal experiences and data collected from his researches in Sao Paulo‚ Brazil. “I examine the most salient aspects of hegemonic masculinity in the lives of female recyclers” (Nunn 794-17). Through

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  • Clifton's Poem To My Uterus '

    "Poem to My Uterus" The speaker in this poem is coming to terms with the loss of her uterus and all that is had represented to her as a female and mother. It reads like a sad goodbye letter to a close‚ difficult friend. The tone in this poem is‚ mournful. This tone has given way to a self-mocking‚ yet more accepting view. Even in her major crisis‚ the fertile mind will see the mortal body through. In "Poem to My Uterus"‚ I think the theme is‚ old age. In the majority of Clifton’s poems

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  • Myomectomy

    Myomectomy? Myomectomy is a surgical procedure to remove uterine fibroids — noncancerous growths that often appear in your uterus during your childbearing years. The surgeon’s goal during myomectomy is to take out symptom-causing fibroids and reconstruct the uterus. Unlike hysterectomy‚ which removes your entire uterus‚ myomectomy surgery removes only the fibroids and leaves your uterus intact. Women who undergo myomectomy report improvement in fibroid symptoms‚ including heavy menstrual bleeding and

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  • 7 1 Work File

    fallopian tubes‚ uterus‚ rectum‚ endometrium‚ menstruating‚ vagina‚ urethra‚ cervix Fill in the blanks using the word bank above. 1. This organ is muscular and houses the developing fetus. __uterus__________ 2. The ______endometrium___________ is the lining of the uterus. 3. The process of _____menstruating__________ is the periodic shedding of the lining of the uterus. 4. The _____fallopian tubes_________________ are located on either side of the uterus and serve as a passage

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  • Year 9science Notes

    Half yearly studies Chapter 2: Reproduction What is Sexual Reproduction? Sexual reproduction occurs when offspring result from the fusion of a male reproductive cell and a female reproductive cell. These special reproductive cells are called gametes and they are produced in the reproductive organs of the organism. External Fertilisation * Gametes are tiny and are dehydrated extremely easily‚ so they only survive in specific conditions. * Some animals‚ specifically those that live in

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  • The Egg And The Sperm

    The egg and the sperm Pennie Hausman 05/07/2015 Chy Porter PSY/265 One day Sandy Egg and Danny Sperm met at the uterus‚ a popular hangout for sperm and eggs. While chatting about their journey‚ they found each other’s story quite exciting in respect to the organs and process involved in reaching the same hotspot. Sandy begins her story by naming the female external sex organs‚ which delivers protection to the vaginal opening as well as sexual stimulation and excitement. These involved the

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  • The Female Reproductive System

    to be involved in the human reproductive process. The Female Reproductive System The female reproductive system consists of the fallopian tube‚ ovum‚ovary‚ uterus‚ cervix and vagina. Ovary This is the name for the sex gland that is similar in function to the male testicle. They are two in number and are located on either side of the uterus (womb). Each ovary is coverd by a tough protective capsule and contains many follicles. A follicle-sound is an egg cell sourounded by one or more layers of follicle

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