Meaning of UTERUS in English


/yooh"teuhr euhs/ , n. , pl. uteri /yooh"teuh ruy'/ , uteruses . Anat., Zool.

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.

[ 1605-15; hystéra womb, Skt udara belly ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .