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u·ter·us

 (yo͞o′tər-əs)
n. pl. u·ter·i (yo͞o′tə-rī′) or u·ter·us·es
1. A hollow muscular organ located in the pelvic cavity of female mammals in which the fertilized egg implants and develops. Also called womb.
2. A corresponding part in other animals.

[Middle English, from Latin.]

uterus

(ˈjuːtərəs)
n, pl uteri (ˈjuːtəˌraɪ)
1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) anatomy a hollow muscular organ lying within the pelvic cavity of female mammals. It houses the developing fetus and by contractions aids in its expulsion at parturition. Nontechnical name: womb
2. (Zoology) the corresponding organ in other animals
[C17: from Latin; compare Greek hustera womb, hoderos belly, Sanskrit udara belly]

u•ter•us

(ˈyu tər əs)

n., pl. u•ter•i (ˈyu təˌraɪ) u•ter•us•es.
a hollow expandable organ of female placental mammals in which the fertilized egg develops during pregnancy; womb.
[1605–15; < Latin: the womb]

u·ter·us

(yo͞o′tər-əs)
The hollow, muscular organ of female mammals to which a fertilized egg attaches before developing into an embryo. In most mammals the uterus is divided into two sac-like parts, whereas in humans it is a single structure. It lies between the bladder and rectum and is attached to the vagina and the fallopian tubes. Also called womb. See more at menstrual cycle.

uterus

- From the Latin word meaning "belly, womb."
See also related terms for womb.

uterus

(or womb) A hollow muscular organ in females, above the bladder. Inside it, a fertilized ovum develops into a baby.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uterus - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of femalesuterus - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
cervix uteri, uterine cervix, cervix - necklike opening to the uterus
arteria uterina, uterine artery - a branch of the internal iliac artery that supplies the uterus and the upper part of the vagina
venter - the womb; "`in venter' is legal terminology for `conceived but not yet born'"
female reproductive system - the reproductive system of females
female internal reproductive organ - the reproductive organs of a woman
Fallopian tube, oviduct, uterine tube - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
uterine cavity - the space inside the uterus between the cervical canal and the Fallopian tubes
endometrium - (pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition
myometrium - the smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus
placenta - the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus
Translations
رَحْم
děloha
livmor
anyaméh
leg
gimda
dzemde
maternica

uterus

[ˈjuːtərəs] N (uteri (pl)) [ˈjuːtəraɪ]útero m

uterus

[ˈjuːtərəs] nutérus m

uterus

nGebärmutter f, → Uterus m (spec)

uterus

[ˈjuːtərəs] nutero

uterus

(ˈjuːtərəs) noun
the womb.

u·ter·us

n. útero, matriz, órgano muscular femenino del aparato reproductivo que contiene y nutre al embrión y al feto durante la gestación;
___ gravis___ grávido, condición durante el embarazo;
didelphys ______ didelfo.

uterus

n (pl -ri) útero, matriz f
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