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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 vaginaSexual and reproductive organs
cervical
adjective uk   /səˈvaɪ.kəl/ /ˈsɜː.vɪ-/ us    /ˈsɝː.vɪ-/
cervical cancer/screeningRelating to particular parts of the body
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