corpus uteri

noun
\ -ˈyüt-ə-ˌrī How to pronounce corpus uteri (audio) \

Medical Definition of corpus uteri

: the main body of the uterus above the constriction behind the cervix and below the openings of the fallopian tubes

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“Corpus uteri.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/corpus%20uteri. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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