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uterine contraction

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal

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Examples

  • This frequent resort to fire seems to arise from an instinctive idea to protect the puerpera from cold, but it certainly is beneficial in so far as it allows her a certain period of rest, and may it not hasten uterine contraction and prevent hemorrhage?

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

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