What does uterus mean?

Definitions for uterus
ˈyu tər əs; ˈyu təˌraɪuterus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. uterus, womb(noun)

    a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

Wiktionary

  1. uterus(Noun)

    An organ of the female reproductive system in which the young are conceived and develop until birth; the womb.

  2. Origin: From uterus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uterus(noun)

    the organ of a female mammal in which the young are developed previous to birth; the womb

  2. Uterus(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Uterus

    The uterus or womb is a major female hormone-responsive reproductive sex organ of most mammals including humans. One end, the cervix, opens into the vagina, while the other is connected to one or both fallopian tubes, depending on the species. It is within the uterus that the fetus develops during gestation, usually developing completely in placental mammals such as humans and partially in marsupials such as kangaroos and opossums. Two uteri usually form initially in a female fetus, and in placental mammals they may partially or completely fuse into a single uterus depending on the species. In many species with two uteri, only one is functional. Humans and other higher primates such as chimpanzees, along with horses, usually have a single completely fused uterus, although in some individuals the uteri may not have completely fused. In English, the term uterus is used consistently within the medical and related professions, while the Germanic-derived term womb is more common in everyday usage. Most animals that lay eggs, such as birds and reptiles, including most ovoviviparous species, have an oviduct instead of a uterus. Note however, that recent research into the biology of the viviparous skink Trachylepis ivensi has revealed development of a very close analogue to eutherian mammalian placental development.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Uterus

    The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uterus in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uterus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of uterus in a Sentence

  1. Joy Behar:

    One smart person said that they think that what's going to really happen is the Republicans are going to turn on him... and Pence will eventually start doing to presidency, watch your uterus.

  2. Nirja Bhatnagar:

    There is no human rights violation worse than having to remove your uterus so you can enter an informal economy that does not care for you.

  3. Alyssa Dweck:

    Usually the uterus is aligned straight with the rest of your body, but some women are born with one that is tipped backward toward the pelvis, and that increases the odds that it gets jostled during sex.

  4. The FDA:

    The two contraindications help to clarify the narrow population of patients in which laparoscopic power morcellation may be an appropriate therapeutic option, for example, some younger women who are interested in maintaining their ability to have children or wish to keep their uterus intact after being informed of the risks may be candidates for this procedure.

  5. The Cleveland Clinic:

    We are saddened to share that our patient, Lindsey, recently experienced a sudden complication that led to the removal of her transplanted uterus, at this time, the circumstance of the complication is under review and more information will be shared as it becomes available.

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