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Uterus

Introduction: Uterus

Description of Uterus

Uterus: The small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis. This is the organ in which a baby grows. Also called the womb.
Source: National Institute of Health

Uterus: a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Uterus: hollow muscular organ in female mammals in which the fertilized ovum normally becomes imbedded and in which the developing embryo and fetus is nourished.
Source: CRISP

Uterus: The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Uterus: The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Uterus as an Organ

Uterus (organ): Internal female reproductive organ in which a fetus grows...more »

Uterus (organ): The uterus is part of a woman's reproductive system . It is the hollow, pear... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus: NCI)

Uterus (organ): See Uterus (organ information).

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Terms Similar to Uterus:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • uteri

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Related Topics

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Broader terms for Uterus

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The term Uterus can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Uterus

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WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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