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  1. The accumulation of thin mucus or other watery fluid in the uterus.
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Historical Examples

  • The reader may have often seen the Hydrometra stagnorum walking by jerks on the surface of the water (Fig. 74).

    The Insect World

    Louis Figuier

  • Hydrometra stagnorum is a black or brown insect, more or less tinged with reddish, and about half an inch long.