Definition of “uterus” - English Dictionary

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“uterus” in British English

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uterusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈjuː.tər.əs/ us /ˈjuː.t̬ɚ.əs/ plural uteri uteruses

the organ in the body of a woman or other female mammal in which a baby develops before birth:

Conception is the moment when a fertilized egg implants itself in a woman's uterus.

(Definition of “uterus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“uterus” in American English

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uterusnoun [ C ]

us /ˈjut̬·ər·əs/

biology the organ in the body of a woman or other female mammal in which a baby develops before birth; womb

(Definition of “uterus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)