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cervix

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.vɪks/  us   /ˈsɝː-/ (plural cervices uk   /-vɪs.iːz/ us   )
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 Vietnamese cổ, cổ tử cung…
in Spanish Cervical, Cuello Uterino…
in Thai คอ, คอมดลูก…
in Malaysian serviks…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子宮頸…
in Indonesian leher, leher rahim…
in Russian шейка матки…
in Turkish rahim ağzı, dölyatağı ağzı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子宫颈…
in Polish szyjka macicy…
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