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Synonyms and Antonyms of uterine contraction

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uterine contraction

hypernym (uterine contraction IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a rhythmic tightening in labor of the upper uterine musculature that contracts the size of the uterus and pushes the fetus toward the birth canal (noun.act)
    (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber) (noun.act)

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

hypernym part meronym contraction muscle contraction muscular contraction childbed confinement labor labour lying-in parturiency

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