womb

What is the difference between womb and abdomen?

womb | abdomen |


In context|anatomy|lang=en terms the difference between womb and abdomen

is that womb is {{context|anatomy|lang=en}} in female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus {{defdate|from 8th c}} while abdomen is {{context|anatomy|lang=en}} the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the viscera; often restricted in humans to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity {{defdate|first attested in the early 17th century}}.

In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between womb and abdomen

is that womb is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} to enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret while abdomen is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} the fat surrounding the belly {{defdate|attested from the mid 16th century until the late 17th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =3| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

As nouns the difference between womb and abdomen

is that womb is {{context|anatomy|lang=en}} in female mammals, the organ in which the young are conceived and grow until birth; the uterus {{defdate|from 8th c}} while abdomen is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} the fat surrounding the belly {{defdate|attested from the mid 16th century until the late 17th century}}{{reference-book | last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =brown, lesley | others = | title = the shorter oxford english dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =oxford university press | location =oxford, uk | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =3| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =}}.

As a verb womb

is {{context|obsolete|lang=en}} to enclose in a womb, or as if in a womb; to breed or hold in secret.

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