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Uvula

The small cylinder-like mass that hangs down from the center of the soft palate.

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Utilitarianism

The philosophy that the good is determined by what is beneficial to the greatest number of people.

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Uterine tube

The fallopian tube that extends from each ovary to the uterus.

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Uterine souffle

A rushing sound in the uterus due to maternal blood filling the placenta, blood vessels, and spaces.

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Use effectiveness

Pertaining to the failure rate of contraceptives when adherence to prescribed instruction is unknown, theoretical effectiveness.

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Urushoil

An oily resin responsible for the skin reaction caused by poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.

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Urology

A medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the kidneys, urinary bladder, and related…

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