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uterus

See also: utérus

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin uterus (womb, belly).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

uterus 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. womb, uterus
  2. fetus, newborn
  3. belly, paunch

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Second declension.

Number 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