[ US /ˈjutɝəs/ ]
[ UK /jˈuːtəɹəs/ ]
  1. a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
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  • In a healthy pregnancy, cells that come from the embryo's placenta-called trophoblast cells-move into the walls of the uterus and help to open up maternal arteries, thereby increasing the available blood and nutrient supply. Slate Articles
  • These noncancerous growths of the uterus may appear during your childbearing years.
  • In the cephalopoda (as also in the crustacea) the same passage serves to void the excrement and leads to the part like a uterus, for the male discharges the seminal fluid through this passage. On the Generation of Animals
  • No other abnormalities were detected in the cervix, uterus, ovaries, or fallopian tubes.
  • Both practitioners also said a laparoscopic surgical procedure could be conducted to rule out problems such as endometriosis, which is when the tissue that lines the uterus, grows outside the organ and attaches to other organs in the abdominal cavity. Undefined
  • It most likely functions as an adhesion protein, connecting the placenta to the uterus.
  • A hysterectomy is a commonly performed operation to remove the uterus (womb).
  • One or two fertilised eggs are placed back in the woman 's uterus. The Sun
  • a bicornuate uterus
  • Reflexologists say these areas are connected to the adrenals, pituitary glands and uterus, respectively.
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