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Contraction uterine

Contraction, uterine

The tightening and shortening of the uterine muscles. During labour, contractions accomplish two things: (1) they cause the cervix to thin and dilate (open); and (2) they aid the baby to descend into the birth canal.


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menstrual cycle..

... hormonal cycle. Some women suffer painful and uncomfortable because of uterine contraction, bleeding, and unbalance 'tone' resulted from the hormonal change. However, some ...

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by DoctorStein
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:32 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: menstrual cycle..
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chek my work please!!!

... would be more difficult B. ADH levels in the bloodstream would drop C. Uterine contraction would not begin for labour D. Oxytocin levels would increase in the bloodstream ...

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by kathys
Mon Apr 03, 2006 10:04 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: chek my work please!!!
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Urgent: Seahorses

... eggs and direct them to male's brood pouch (like female mammal's uterine structure) thru a pipe processed from her belly. The male will take ... the male starts to jerk to release them out one by one, with similar contraction like when a pregnant woman is about to deliver her baby (ouch!). ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:33 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Urgent: Seahorses
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Positive & Negative Feedback

... so that the production of estrogen. This estrogen will stimulate the contraction of uterine muscles, so this is when the menstrual cycle begins. I hope I am not confusing you. ...

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by Dr.Stein
Fri Aug 12, 2005 4:32 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Positive & Negative Feedback
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