In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1útero masculinematriz femininethe desire to return to the womb — el deseo de regresar al seno / vientre materno
- I only ever say womb as a joke, although uterus sounds ridiculously medical.
- One of the things your health care provider monitors is the size of your abdomen and the amount of amniotic fluid in your womb.
- A woman's pelvic floor supports the bladder, womb and the bowel.
- In the past, it was thought that the baby's feet were twisted or cramped because of the way the baby lay in its mother's womb.
- This fertilised egg then needs to be implanted in the woman's womb.
- This is a major operation in which the cervix and womb are removed.
- The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus or womb, which is located in a woman's lower abdomen.
- Babies who are exposed to mercury while in the womb can suffer severe damage to the nervous system and may die.
- Pregnant women can get varicose veins because of the pressure on the veins in the pelvis as the womb expands.
- This was surprising to me - the hormones we're exposed to in the womb affect our finger lengths in statistically significant ways.
- With the growth of anatomical knowledge, the literal hypothesis of the morbidly wandering womb became increasingly untenable.
- Its open letter on cloning was prompted by newspaper headlines of Panos Zavos's claims to have transferred the first cloned human embryo into a woman's womb.
- Malrotation is a type of mechanical obstruction caused by abnormal development of the intestines while a fetus is in the mother's womb.
- A hysteroscopy is an examination of the inside of the womb using a telescope called a hysteroscope.
- This drug dissolves in the womb and results in the formation of scar tissue at the ends of the fallopian tubes, presumably preventing contraception.
- Aquatic experiences begin in the mother's womb where an infant is surrounded by amniotic fluid.
- Some of the man's sperm is put into the woman's womb at the same time as ovulation (the release of an egg), making conception more likely.
- In emergencies a vertical abdominal and womb incision may be used.
- The baby is protected by the amniotic fluid in the womb and by your abdomen.
- Stem cells from amniotic fluid have been used to repair windpipe defects in unborn lambs while still in the womb.
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