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Fetal Uterine Growth Graph

Graph shows the growth during the fetal period of the uterus between week 19 and 38.

During this time the uterine circumferunce increases from about 20 mm to just under 60mm and the width increases from less than 10mm to just over 20 mm.

Uterine horn fimbrial development begins after week 20 and continues after birth.

Uterine growth continues postnatally, increasing outer muscle thickness and cyclic changes in the lining with puberty.

Adult external uterine orifice to the fundus is approximately 6.25 cm.


Links: Uterus Development | Table Postfetal Uterus Growth

Reference

<pubmed>10374123</pubmed>

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