noun. ['ˈwuːm'] a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus.
- female internal reproductive organ
- uterine cervix
- female reproductive system
- uterine tube
- arteria uterina
- uterine cavity
- cervix uteri
- Fallopian tube
- uterine artery
- wamb (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Words that Rhyme with Womb
Example sentences of the word womb
1. Noun, singular or mass
The young develop in the womb rather than in eggs and suckle milk from their mothers when young.
Quotes containing the word womb
1. Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That's its balance.
- Osho, Everyday Osho: 365 Daily Meditations for the Here and Now
2. The best love in the world, is the love of a man. The love of a man who came from your womb, the love of your son! I don't have a daughter, but maybe the love of a daughter is the best, too. I am first and foremost me, but right after that, I am a mother. The best thing that I can ever be, is me. But the best gift that I will ever have, is being a mother.
- C. JoyBell C.
3. We fall from womb to tomb, from one blackness and toward another, remembering little of the one and knowing nothing of the other ... except through faith.
- Stephen King, Danse Macabre
adjective. continuing through life.