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  • Of or pertaining to the uterus (womb).
  • Of or pertaining to hysteria.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ὑστερά (hustera, "the womb"). Confer the Latin hystericus ("hysterical") and Ancient Greek ὑστερικός (husterikos, "suffering in the womb, hysterical").

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