superinvolution

superinvolution
An extreme reduction in size of the uterus, after childbirth, below the normal size of the nongravid organ. SYN: hyperinvolution.

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su·per·in·vo·lu·tion (soo″pər-in″vo-looґshən) prolonged involution of the uterus after delivery, to a size much smaller than the normal, occurring in nursing mothers. Called also hyperinvolution.

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  • superinvolution — [sypɛʀɛ̃vɔlysjɔ̃] n. f. ÉTYM. 1923; de super (2.), et involution. ❖ ♦ Biol. Phénomène par lequel l utérus se rétracte et devient plus petit que la normale, après un accouchement …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • superinvolution — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • Superinvolution — Su|per|in|vo|lu|ti|on, die; , en [aus lat. super = über hinaus u. ↑Involution] (Med.): abnorm starke Rückbildung eines Organs; Hyperinvolution (z. B. im Alter) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Superinvolution — Super|in|volutio̱n [↑super... u. ↑Involution] w; , en: abnorm starke Rückbildung eines Organs, z. B. im Alter …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Superinvolution — Su|per|in|vo|lu|ti|on [...v...] die; , en <zu ↑super... u. ↑Involution> svw. ↑Hyperinvolution …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • superinvolution — n …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperinvolution — SYN: superinvolution. * * * hy·per·in·vo·lu·tion .hī pə .rin və lü shən n unusually rapid return to normal or less than normal size of an organ (as the penis or the uterus) following enlargement * * * hy·per·in·vo·lu·tion (hi″pər… …   Medical dictionary

  • super- — 1 ♦ Élément, du lat. super « au dessus, sur » (⇒aussi supra , sus ). 2 ♦ Préfixe de renforcement, marquant le plus haut degré ou la supériorité, servant à former de nombreux noms et adjectifs, surtout dans le domaine technique (superciment,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hyperinvolution — Hy|per|in|vo|lu|ti|on, die; , en (Med.): abnorm starke Rückbildung eines Organs; Superinvolution (z. B. im Alter) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • superinvoluţie — SUPERINVOLÚŢIE s. f. involuţie patologică, mai rapidă decât cea normală. (< fr. superinvolution) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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