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The uterus.

Greek mētra, womb.

Metritis is inflammation of the womb; metrorrhagia (Greek ‑rrhag‑, stem of rhēgnunai, to burst) is abnormal bleeding from the womb; metroplasty (Greek plastos, formed, moulded) is reconstructive surgery on the uterus.

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