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Uterine horns
Uterine horn not labeled, but visible. The round ligament is at the left, labeled as #1. It travels to the right, and attaches to the uterus at the center. The fallopian tube is unnumbered, but it is visible above the uterus, and travels downward to attach at a location near the round ligament.
Uterine horn not labeled, but extensions of uterus toward the uterine tubes can be seen.
Latin cornu uteri
Dorlands/Elsevier c_55/12259913

The uterine horns are the points where the the uterus and the uterine tubes meet. Image File history File linksMetadata Illu_female_pelvis. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Illu_cervix. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... The uterus or womb is the major female reproductive organ of most mammals, including humans. ... Female internal reproductive anatomy The Fallopian tubes, also known as oviducts, uterine tubes, and salpinges (singular salpinx), are two very fine tubes leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus. ...

It is one of the points of attachment for the round ligament of uterus (the other being the mons pubis. 1. ... In human anatomy or in mammals in general, the mons pubis (Latin, pubic mound) is the soft mound of flesh present in both genders just above the genitals, raised above the surrounding area due to a pad of fat lying just beneath it which protects the pubic bone. ...

The Fallopian tubes often (but not always) attach to the uterine horns as well. The Fallopian tubes, also known as oviducts, uterine tubes, and salpinges (singular salpinx), are two very fine tubes leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus. ...

The uterine horns are far more prominent in other animals (such as cows[1] and cats[2]) than they are in humans. Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Rainbow arching over a paddock of cattle Cattle are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ... Trinomial name Felis silvestris catus (Linnaeus, 1758) The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small domesticated carnivorous mammal. ... Human beings are defined variously in biological, spiritual, and cultural terms, or in combinations thereof. ...


  1. ^ Organology at UC Davis Reproductive/mammal/femalesys0/femalesys6 - "Mammal, female overview (Gross, Low)"
  2. ^ Bioweb at UWLAX Urogenital system of the female cat

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The University of California, Davis, commonly known as UC Davis, is one of the ten campuses of the University of California, and was established as the University Farm in 1905. ... The University of Wisconsin–La Crosse is a public university located in La Crosse, Wisconsin (pop. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...



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