Cervix

The cervix (neck) or cervix uteri is the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system. In a non-pregnant woman, the cervix is usually between 2 and 3 cm long and roughly round in shape. The narrow, central cervical canal runs along its entire length, connecting the uterine cavity and the lumen of the vagina. The opening into th...
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cervix

(ser;viks) 1.The narrow necklike portion of an organ. 2.The inferior end of the uterus that adjoins the vagina(cervix of the uterus).
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cervix

(surĀ“viks) pl. cerĀ“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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cervix

[n] - necklike opening to the uterus
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Cervix

[pronounce: sir-vicks ] Ring of muscle at the bottom of the uterus in females.
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Cervix

• (n.) The neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the womb. See Illust. of Bird.
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cervix

cervix uteri noun necklike opening to the uterus
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Cervix

[insect anatomy] The cervix in insects is a membrane that separates the head from the thorax and is composed of structures from both of these. A pair of lateral cervical sclerites are embedded in the cervix.{rp|39} ==Footnotes== ...
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Cervix

Cer'vix noun ; plural English Cervixes , Latin Cervices . [ Latin ] (Anat.) The neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the womb. See Illust. of Bird .
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cervix

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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Cervix

a small, round organ making up the neck of the uterus and separating it from the vagina
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cervix

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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cervix

Latin = neck, adjective - cervical.
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cervix

Neck of the uterus
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Cervix

Neck of the womb.
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cervix

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

Oval-shaped mass in the female reproductive tract whose opening connects the uterus with the vagina.
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Cervix

Part of a female pig's reproductive organs, located near the uterus.
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cervix

Part of the female reproductive tract located between the vagina and uterus.
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Cervix

Region of the female reproductive tract between the uterus and vagina.
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Cervix

The 'neck' of the womb, through which your baby will eventually be born.
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Cervix

The cervix is at the lower end of the womb. It connects the womb with the vagina.
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Cervix

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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Cervix

The entrance to the uterus (womb). See cervical cancer section.
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Cervix

The largely membranous neck region of an insect, between head and thorax.
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