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n. the appearance of the uterus following a massive placental abruption (abruptio placentae) when blood has extravasated (leaked) through the myometrium to the subserosal surface of the uterus. The uterus is hard and tender and a bruised discoloration can be seen at the time of Caesarean section.

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