Definition of uterus in English:
noun (plural uteriˈyo͞otəˌrī-ˌrē)
The organ in the lower body of a woman or female mammal where offspring are conceived and in which they gestate before birth; the womb.
- With their informed consent, their uteruses were carefully examined after operation, and the authors found that a number of them had conceived just before surgery.
- About 70 women with benign fibroids had their uteruses removed without first trying drugs or other treatments that could have been effective.
- Some of the desperate women who opted for backstreet abortions often had to have their uteruses surgically removed because of resulting massive infection.
Words that rhyme with uterusadulterous • stertorous
Definition of uterus in:
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