HyperDic: uterine_contraction

English > 1 sense of the expression uterine contraction:
NOUNactuterine contractiona rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal
English > uterine contraction: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal.
Part ofparturiency, labor, labour, confinement, lying-in, travail, childbedconcluding state of pregnancy
Broadercontraction, muscular contraction, muscle contraction(physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)
Catalancontracció uterina

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