An important appendage contained in the uterus in connection with the developing fetus is that known as "The Amnion."
uterus Rebecca est; parvulos in eo collidi necesse est, etiam usque ad periculum matris.
It consists of a discharge from the Vagina, or the uterus through the Vagina.
A thorough and practical treatise on the Malpositions of the uterus and adjacent Organs.
Its passage to the uterus may be interrupted, and the ovum lost and finally cast off.
Ein Fall von Myoma im rudimentaren uterus bicornis unicollis.
Gestation is "the act of carrying young in the uterus, from the time of conception to that of parturition."
Ergot of Rye is a stimulant to the muscular nerves of the uterus of the female, but to no other nerves in any marked degree.
uterus masculinus: a pouch or sac into which the ductus ejaculatorius opens in the Symphyla.
It is placed immediately in front, on the pubic bone, the uterus lying nearly on the top of it.
1610s, from Latin uterus "womb, belly" (plural uteri), from PIE root *udero- "abdomen, womb, stomach" (cf. Sanskrit udaram "belly," Greek hystera "womb," Lithuanian vederas "sausage, intestines, stomach, lower abdomen," Old Church Slavonic vedro "bucket, barrel," Russian vedro), perhaps originally in PIE "outer, sticking out," shifting to "belly" via "protruding."
uterus u·ter·us (yōō'tər-əs)
n. pl. u·ter·us·es or u·ter·i (yōō'tə-rī')
A hollow muscular organ consisting of a body, fundus, isthmus, and cervix located in the pelvic cavity of female mammals, in which the fertilized egg implants and develops into the fetus. Also called metra, womb.
Plural uteri (y'tə-rī') or uteruses
The hollow, muscular organ of female mammals in which the embryo develops. In most mammals the uterus is divided into two saclike parts, whereas in primates it is a single structure. It lies between the bladder and rectum and is attached to the vagina and the fallopian tubes. During the menstrual cycle (estrus), the lining of the uterus (endometrium) undergoes changes that permit the implantation of a fertilized egg. Also called womb. See more at menstrual cycle.