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cervix

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.vɪks/ us    /ˈsɝː-/ ( plural cervices   /-vɪs.iːz/   )
the narrow lower part of the womb that leads into the vagina
cervical
adjective uk   /səˈvaɪ.kəl/ /ˈsɜː.vɪ-/ us    /ˈsɝː.vɪ-/
cervical cancer/screening
Translations of “cervix”
in Spanish Cervical, Cuello Uterino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子宮頸…
in Russian шейка матки…
in Turkish rahim ağzı, dölyatağı ağzı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子宫颈…
in Polish szyjka macicy…
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