MATRIS

from the Spanish word matriz, meaning 'womb' or 'uterus'


matris
womb

matris
matrix


mababa ang matris
"womb is low"
= prone to miscarry
= has a difficult time to conceive


Mababa ang matris ng babae.
The woman has a tendency to miscarry.


Nahihirapan siyang mabuntis kasi mababa ang matris niya.
She's having a hard time getting pregnant because her womb is low.


In the Philippines, a Filipina would refer to the lower part of her abdomen as the location of her matris.