uterus

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See also: Uterus and utérus

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin uterus (womb, belly).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈjuː.təɹ.əs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: u‧ter‧us

Noun[edit]

uterus (plural uteri or uteruses)

  1. (anatomy) The womb, an organ of the female reproductive system in which the young are conceived and develop until birth.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *úderos (abdomen, stomach), from *úd (out, outward) +‎ *-eros (contrastive suffix).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

uterus m (genitive uterī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) womb, uterus
  2. fetus, newborn
  3. belly, paunch

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative uterus uterī
genitive uterī uterōrum
dative uterō uterīs
accusative uterum uterōs
ablative uterō uterīs
vocative utere uterī

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006) The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics), New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0199296682, page 282
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “uterus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 647

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin uterus (womb, belly).

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uterus (Jawi spelling اوتروس, plural uterus-uterus)

  1. (anatomy) Womb, uterus

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