Definition of 'uterus'
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One of the women had her uterus removed after treatment for cervical cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Problems affecting the cervix and uterus. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)May protect against cancers of the ovary, uterus and colon. The Sun (2011)One or two fertilised eggs are placed back in the woman 's uterus. The Sun (2008)The muscles form a figure eight around the bladder, uterus and bowel and hold them in place. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)It is certain that once the ovaries have been removed with the uterus, a woman becomes testosterone deficient. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is because caffeine may lessen the fertilised egg's ability to plant itself in the lining of the uterus. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your uterus (or womb ) sits behind your bladder and in front of your intestine. The Sun (2013)One theory is that vitamin D might affect the lining of the uterus and thereby help embryos to establish themselves in the womb. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the uterus is removed a variable degree of damage is usually, but not always, sustained by the arteries leading to the ovaries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Here, it is going to be used to scan the arteries in my neck, my liver and kidneys and my uterus and bladder. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: uterus NOUN
The uterus of a woman or female mammal is her womb.
...an ultrasound scan of the uterus.
Definition of uterus from the Collins English Dictionary
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