uterine cervix

uterine cervix
necklike opening to the uterus
Syn: ↑cervix, ↑cervix uteri
Derivationally related forms: ↑cervical (for: ↑cervix)
Hypernyms: ↑orifice, ↑opening, ↑porta
Hyponyms: ↑incompetent cervix
Part Holonyms: ↑uterus, ↑womb

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  • cervix uteri — noun necklike opening to the uterus • Syn: ↑cervix, ↑uterine cervix • Derivationally related forms: ↑cervical (for: ↑cervix) • Hypernyms: ↑orifice, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cervix — cervical /serr vi keuhl/, adj. /serr viks/, n., pl. cervixes, cervices /seuhr vuy seez, serr veuh seez /. Anat. 1. the neck, esp. the back part. 2. any necklike part, esp. the constricted lower end of the uterus. [1375 1425; late ME < L cervix… …   Universalium

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