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uterus

Saltos de línea: uterus
Pronunciación: /ˈjuːt(ə)rəs
 
/

Definición de uterus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural uteri /-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.

Origen

Latin.

Words that rhyme with uterus

adulterousstertorous

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