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cervix

noun [C]     /ˈsɜː.vɪks/ US  /ˈsɝː-/ (plural cervices   /-vɪs.iːz/   )
the narrow lower part of the womb that leads into the vagina Sexual and reproductive organs cervical     /səˈvaɪ.kəl/ /ˈsɜː.vɪ-/ US  /ˈsɝː.vɪ-/ adjective cervical cancer / screening Relating to particular parts of the body
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