Definition of uterus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈjuːtərəs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjuːtərəs//
(anatomy) Internal anatomy, Pregnancy
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the organ in women and female animals in which babies develop before they are born synonym womb See related entries: Internal anatomy, Pregnancy Word OriginLatin.Extra examples A scan determines the position of the baby in the uterus. the baby growing in her uterus the implantation of the fertilized ovum in the uterus
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