subinvolution

[ sŭb′ĭn-və-lōōshən ]

n.

Failure of the uterus to return to its normal size following childbirth.

Nearby words

  1. subinfeudate,
  2. subinfeudation,
  3. subinfeudatory,
  4. subinfluent,
  5. subinterval,
  6. subirrigate,
  7. subitize,
  8. subito,
  9. subj.,
  10. subjacent


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Examples from the Web for subinvolution

  • In most cases of subinvolution a curettage, at least, will have to be done.

    Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh