previous next
ὑστέρα , Ion. ὑστέρη , ,
A.womb, Hp.VM22, Aph.5.22, Arist.HA 493a25, Thphr.HP9.13.3, Sor.1.2, etc.; freq. in pl. ὑστέραι, Ion. gen. -έων, Hdt.4.109, Hp.Coac.515, Pl.Ti.91c:—with a play on the Adj. ὑστέρα (the second woman), Ath.13.585d.
2. ovary of animals, Arist.GA720a26, HA511a22; of birds, ib.564b21; reptiles, ib.508a13; fishes, ib.566a7. (Lit. the upper or protruding part, Skt. úttaras 'upper', Comp. of úd 'upwards'; so also Skt. udáram 'belly'; cf. ὕστρος: γαστήρ, Hsch.; or perh. . (sc. μήτρα or δελφύς) the back part.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (4 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.109
    • Plato, Timaeus, 91c
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.22
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: