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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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wombwomb /wuːm/ ●○○ noun [countable]  HBHHBAthe part of a woman’s or female animal’s body where her baby grows before it is born syn uterus
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wombIt is everything that is sweet and tender, nourishing and safe, like a womb.Her appendix, womb and a kidney were removed along with in-growing toenails and haemorrhoids.But there was no stopping water breaking from a breaking womb and there was no stopping now.Once it used to be just child psychology but we now know that we develop all the time from womb to tomb.It can be inserted into a woman's womb quite easily by a doctor, in order to prevent pregnancy.They even have photos of the child in the womb.Elevated progesterone levels mimic pregnancy and this delays ovulation, prevents fertilisation or stops implantation of the embryo in the womb.For thirty years feminists have struggled to develop a positive imagery of the womb and ovaries.
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