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uterus in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishuterusu‧te‧rus /ˈjuːtərəs/ noun (plural uteruses) [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAHBHthe organ in a woman or female mammal where babies develop syn wombuterine /-raɪn/ adjective
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uterusUterus Normally pear-sized, the uterus grows up to five times its usual size in pregnancy.Or Hecht could stay with the first and only method she has tried, having the doctor introduce sperm into her uterus.But my uterus had gone into a kind of blue funk and did not respond.About 30 years ago the estrogen receptor protein was first isolated from the rat uterus.If implantation of a fertilized egg does not occur, this lining breaks down and is expelled from the uterus.Even so, Alison winced slightly, confirming their suspicion that the uterus was tender and contracted.In this way the uterus is removed without touching any surfaces.The uterus is very responsive to bass tones.