cervixnoun [ C ]uk /ˈsɜː.vɪks/ us /ˈsɝː.vɪks/ plural cervices uk /-vɪs.iːz/ us
Examples from literature
- If there seems to be a persistent disposition of the circular fibers of the cervix to contract, and thus close the canal, a surgical operation will be necessary to insure permanent relief.
- In many cases, the contracted and narrowed condition of the canal of the cervix seems to be a congenital deformity, for we can trace it to no perceptible cause.
- Perforation of the vaginal walls, bladder, cervix, or uterus, may follow their use.