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- Noun

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.

- Noun

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

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