• Where is the uterus?

    Alexander Duz
    Alexander Duz
    August 8, 2012

    The uterus is called the unpaired organ of the female body with a small slit-like cavity. Many do not know where the uterus is. Therefore, the first thing to do is to say that this organ is located in the small pelvis between the rectum and the bladder in front. A woman who never gave birth has a uterus 4 cm wide and about 7 cm long. The thickness of the organ in this case is about 2.72 cm.

    Women who bore and gave birth to a child have a larger uterus. On average, all of the above dimensions increase by 1-3 cm. The uterus of the uterus women weighs about 50 grams. Those representatives of the beautiful half of humanity who gave birth to two or more children may have a uterus, weighing 80-100 grams.

    Uterus location

    As we have said, the uterus is located in the pelvis between the rectum and the bladder in front. Continuing the topic of where the cervix and uterus are located, in general, it should be noted that this organ is located at the same distance from the sacrum and symphysis. Its uppermost portion (bottom) does not protrude beyond the upper aperture of the pelvis.The uterus has a shape resembling a pear, simplified in the anteroposterior direction. Its wide part is directed upwards, narrow - downwards.

    It is worth noting that depending on the period of a woman’s life, the size and shape of this body varies considerably. The uterus undergoes the greatest changes during and after pregnancy.

    Where is the uterus?

    The structure of the uterus

    The uterus consists of three main parts: the bottom, the neck and the body. In turn, the cervix is ​​divided into the supravaginal and vaginal parts. At the lower end of the vaginal part is a hole, the edges of which form the back and front lip. The body of the uterus has the shape of a triangle with a truncated lower angle that extends into the neck. The body is separated from the neck by a special neck.

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