Pronunciation: (yOO'tur-us), [key]
—pl. u•ter•iPronunciation: (yOO'tu-rī"), [key] u•ter•us•es. Anat., Zool.
the enlarged, muscular, expandable portion of the oviduct in which the fertilized ovum implants and develops or rests during prenatal development; the womb of certain mammals.
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