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

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uterus (plural uteri or uteruses)

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

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Belongs to the same family as Latin venter, Ancient Greek ὅδερος (hóderos, belly, uterus), Sanskrit उदर (udara, belly, uterus) and Lithuanian vė̃daras (intestine, entrails), but the details are not clear.[1]

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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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  1. ^ “utero” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2

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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