uterus: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (y'tur-us), [key]
— pl. u•ter•i u•ter•us•es.
  1. the enlarged, muscular, expandable portion of the oviduct in which the fertilized ovum implants and develops or rests during prenatal development; the womb of certain mammals.
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