uterus

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Noun[change]

Singular
uterus

Plural
uteruses or uteri

  1. The uterus is the internal organ inside of a female mammal where an embryo grows into an infant ready to be born.
  • A man does not have a uterus and cannot give birth.
  • Female fish do not have a uterus, and so the embryo must grow inside of an egg outside of the body.


Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - nose - mouth - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary