Latin, meaning: womb, belly, lower stomach.
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(Humans as organisms) aka womb - this is where the fertilised ovum develops
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- a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females
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Also called the womb. The uterus is the organ that houses and protects the foetus during pregnancy. The uterus grows and expands with your baby's growth.
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The uterus is the pear-shaped, hollow organ in a woman's abdomen where an embryo will implant and develop throughout pregnancy.
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Female reproductive organ where an embryo grows and develops in the months before birth. Also known as the womb.
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Also known as the womb; the organ in which babies develop before birth .
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(Womb) Where a baby develops before birth
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the hollow female reproductive organ in which a fertilised egg is implanted and a foetus develops
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The uterus (also known as the womb) is a hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman where a baby grows during pregnancy.
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The womb: a hollow, muscular, pear shaped organ in which the embryo is nourished.
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A hollow, thick-walled, muscular organ lying within the pelvic cavity of the female and which houses the developing fetus.
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Uterus: The uterus (womb) is a hollow, pear-shaped organ located in a woman's lower abdomen between the bladder and the rectum. The narrow, lower portion of the uterus is the cervix; the broader, upper part is the corpus. The corpus is made up of two layers of tissue. In women of childbearing age, the inner layer of the uterus (endometrium) goes th
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<anatomy> The hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the fertilized ovum normally becomes embedded and in which the developing embryo and foetus is nourished. In the nongravid human, it is a pear shaped structure, about 3 inches in length, consisting of a body, fundus, isthmus and cervix. Its cavity opens into the vagina below and i
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a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
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(u´tәr-әs) pl. u´teri the hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the blastocyst can become embedded and in which the developing embryo and fetus can be nourished. The broad, flattened upper part is called the fundus uteri; the large, open middle part is called the body or corpus uteri; and the narrow, tub...
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• (n.) The organ of a female mammal in which the young are developed previous to birth; the womb. • (n.) A receptacle, or pouch, connected with the oviducts of many invertebrates in which the eggs are retained until they hatch or until the embryos develop more or less. See Illust. of Hermaphrodite in Append.
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an inverted pear-shaped muscular organ of the female reproductive system, located between the bladder and rectum. It functions to nourish and house ... [24 related articles]
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(L.; Gr. hystera) (NA) the hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the fertilized ovum normally becomes embedded and in which the developing embryo and fetus is nourished. In the nongravid human, it is a pear-shaped structure; about 3 inches in length, consisting of a body, fundus, isthmus, and cervix. Its cavity opens into the vagina be..
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The uterus, or womb, in which the foetus grows is a thick-walled, hollow, pear-shaped organ, with two parts, the body above and the narrower cervix which protrudes into the vagina below. Its position in the female body is between the bladder and the rectum. During pregnancy the uterus expands as the foetus grows, increasing thirtyfold by full term.
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Images credit: U.S. National Institutes of Health Also known as the womb, a hollow muscular organ located near the pelvis of female mammals. The uterus protects and nourishes the growing fetus until birth. The upper part of the uterus is broad and branches out on each side into the Fallopian ...
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A pear-shaped, muscular organ in women that is hollow and thick-walled. The muscle sheds its lining every month during menstruation and conception can occur. Once an egg has been fertilized, it will attach itself to the lining of the uterus so that an embryo can develop into a fetus. Synonym(s): Womb Narrower term(s): Uterine Fibroid
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uterus, in most female mammals, hollow muscular organ in which the fetus develops and from which it is delivered at the end of pregnancy. The human uterus is pear-shaped and about 3 in. (7.6 cm) long (it expands greatly during pregnancy); it normally lies in the pelvis, where it is supported by a li...
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