Couvelaire uterus

noun
Cou·​ve·​laire uterus | \ ˌkü-və-ˈle(ə)r- How to pronounce Couvelaire uterus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Couvelaire uterus

: a pregnant uterus in which the placenta has detached prematurely with extravasation of blood into the uterine musculature

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“Couvelaire uterus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Couvelaire%20uterus. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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