- necklike opening to the uterus
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The cervix keeps the foetus from falling out of the uterus. During labour, the cervix thins and dilates to allow the baby to pass out of the uterus and into the vagina
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The lower end or neck of the uterus which leads into the vagina, and gradually opens during labour.
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the neck of the tooth; the area where the crown joins the root or the enamel joins the cementum.
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[pronounce: sir-vicks ] Ring of muscle at the bottom of the uterus in females.
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Neck of the womb.
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a small, round organ making up the neck of the uterus and separating it from the vagina
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The cervix is at the lower end of the womb. It connects the womb with the vagina.
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Neck of the uterus
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The lower, narrower end of the womb.
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The lower part of the uterus that extends into the vagina.
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Cervix: The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb). The uterus, a hollow, pear-shaped organ, is located in a woman's lower abdomen, between the bladder and the rectum. The cervix forms a canal that opens into the vagina, which leads to the outside of the body. The word "cervix" comes straight from Latin for "neck"
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, Latin Cervices
. [ Latin ] (Anat.)
The neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the womb. See Illust.
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Neck, a term denoting the front portion of the collum or neck (the part connecting the head and trunk) or a constricted part of an organ (for example cervix uteri). C. Of axon, a constricted part of an axon, before the myelin sheath is added. C. Columnae posterioris medullae spinalis NA alternative for c. Cornus dorsalis medullae spinalis. C. Cornu
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cervix uteri noun
necklike opening to the uterus
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(sur´viks) pl. cer´vices Latin word meaning neck. In anatomy, it is used for the neck and for any of a number of necklike structures in the body. cervix uteri. cervix dentis neck of tooth. incompetent cervix a cervix uteri that is abnormally pr...
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• (n.) The neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the womb. See Illust. of Bird.
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cervix 1. The region of the body between the head and the trunk; the collum. 2. A neck-like opening to any narrowed area between two parts of a structure; such as, the uterus.
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The cervix (from the Latin cervix uteri, meaning "neck of the womb") is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina. It is cylindrical or conical in shape and protrudes through the upper anterior vaginal wall. Approximately half its length is visible with appropriate medical equipment; the remainder lies..
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A small, cylindrical organ, several centimeters long and less than 2.5 cm (1 inch) in diameter, which comprises the lower part and neck of the uterus. The cervix separates the body and cavity of the uterus from the vagina. Running through the cervix is a canal, through which sperm can pass from the ...
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The lower section of the uterus which protrudes into the vagina. During pregnancy, the cervix remains tightly closed. As pregnancy progresses and the estimated due date draws near, healthcare providers do routine cervical examinations to check for cervical dilation and effacement. During labor, the cervix will thin out and dilate to allow the p...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ser′viks, ser-vī′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. Any necklike structure. Synonyms: neck, cervix of uterus
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Oval-shaped mass in the female reproductive tract whose opening connects the uterus with the vagina.
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The opening between the uterus and the vagina. The cervix remains closed during pregnancy and dilates during labour to allow the baby to be born.
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The lower end portion of the uterus connecting the isthmus and the ostium uteri with the vaginal canal.
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