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uterus Line breaks: uterus
Pronunciation: /ˈjuːt(ə)rəs/

Definition of uterus in English:

noun (plural uteri ˈjuːt(ə)rʌɪ or uteruses)

The womb (as a bodily organ, especially in medical and technical contexts).
Example sentences
  • 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 uterus

adulterous • stertorous

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