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Noun: uterus (uteri,uteruses)  yoo-tu-rus
  1. A hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing foetus
    "Fallopian tubes and ovaries are adnexa of the uterus";
    - womb

Derived forms: uteri, uteruses

Type of: female internal reproductive organ

Part of: female reproductive system

Encyclopedia: Uterus