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Umbel

A (racemose or indefinite) inflorescence with branches arising from more or less the same point on a common peduncle. (In…

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Upavedas

The secondary Vedic teachings that go into four technical subjects: the arts (Gandharvaveda), warfare (Dhanurveda), health (Ayurveda), and architecture (Sthapartaveda).…

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Uterus

Womb. The small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. This is the organ in which a fetus develops. Also…

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Uterotonic

Giving muscular tone to the uterus. Increasing the tone of uterine muscle. Substance that has toning effect on the whole…

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Uterine stimulant

An agent that stimulates the uterus (and often employed during active childbirth).

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