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uterusnoun [C]

uk   /ˈjuː.tər.əs/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/ (plural uteri or uteruses)
the ​organ in the ​body of a woman or other ​femalemammal in which a ​babydevelops before ​birth: Conception is the ​moment when a ​fertilizedeggimplants itself in a woman's uterus.
(Definition of uterus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uterusnoun [C]

 us   /ˈjut̬·ər·əs/
biology the ​organ in the ​body of a woman or other ​femalemammal in which a ​babydevelops before ​birth; ​womb
(Definition of uterus from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “uterus”
in Korean 자궁…
in Arabic الرَحِم…
in Malaysian uterus…
in French utérus…
in Russian матка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子宮…
in Italian utero…
in Turkish rahim, döl yatağı…
in Polish macica…
in Spanish útero…
in Vietnamese dạ con, tử cung…
in Portuguese útero…
in Thai มดลูก…
in German der Uterus…
in Catalan úter…
in Japanese 子宮…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子宫…
in Indonesian rahim…
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