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Uterus vs. Womb

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Uterusnoun

(anatomy) The womb, an organ of the female reproductive system in which the young are conceived and develop until birth.

Wombnoun

(anatomy) In female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus.

Uterusnoun

The organ of a female mammal in which the young are developed previous to birth; the womb.

Wombnoun

(obsolete) The abdomen or stomach.

Uterusnoun

A receptacle, or pouch, connected with the oviducts of many invertebrates in which the eggs are retained until they hatch or until the embryos develop more or less. See Illust. of Hermaphrodite in Append.

Wombnoun

(obsolete) The stomach of a person or creature.

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Uterusnoun

a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

Wombnoun

(figuratively) A place where something is made or formed.

Uterus

The uterus (from Latin , plural uteri) or womb () is a major female hormone-responsive, secondary sex organ of the reproductive system in humans and most other mammals. Things occurring in the uterus are described with the term in utero.

‘uterus’;

Wombnoun

Any cavity containing and enveloping anything.

Wombverb

(obsolete) To enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.

Wombnoun

The belly; the abdomen.

‘And he coveted to fill his woman of the cods that the hogs eat, and no man gave him.’; ‘An I had but a belly of any indifferency, I were simply the most active fellow in Europe. My womb, my womb, my womb undoes me.’;

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Wombnoun

The uterus. See Uterus.

Wombnoun

The place where anything is generated or produced.

‘The womb of earth the genial seed receives.’;

Wombnoun

Any cavity containing and enveloping anything.

‘The center spike of goldWhich burns deep in the bluebell's womb.’;

Wombverb

To inclose in a womb, or as in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.

Wombnoun

a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

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