- 1The uterus.More example sentences
- The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus or womb, which is located in a woman's lower abdomen.
- The baby is protected by the amniotic fluid in the womb and by your abdomen.
- Pregnant women can get varicose veins because of the pressure on the veins in the pelvis as the womb expands.
- 1.1A place of origination and development: the womb of evilMore example sentences
- Lying deep in the womb of this crucial concession on the geography of the state, was repudiation of the civilisational and strategic impertaives of India.
- It is equally imperative that capitalism has already developed in its womb significant elements of communism.
- They are the wombs of regional fisheries as many fish and shellfish spawn and mature there.
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- Inside its womb-like structure is an obsessively detailed model of an old-fashioned movie-house, complete with a 17-seat ‘balcony’ where the participants sit.
- A walk through the womb-like interior at Tynecastle rekindles many memories of the players who have trod the same path from youth-team hopeful to first-team regular that Severin is attempting to emulate.
- Moments are incredibly beautiful, especially when they dangle above a dappled stage wrapped womb-like in fabric, or entwined around the hoop, they spin into the shadows of the lighting grid.
Old English wamb, womb, of Germanic origin.