cervix
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsɜː.vɪks/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɝ.vɪks/
Noun

cervix (plural cervixes or cervices)

  1. (anatomy) The neck
  2. The necklike portion of any part, as of the womb.
  3. The lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina.
Translations
  • French: col de l'utérus
  • German: Cervix uteri, Cervix, Zervix
  • Italian: cervice, collo dell'utero
  • Portuguese: cérvice, cérvix
  • Russian: ше́йка ма́тки
  • Spanish: cérvix



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