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cervixnoun [C]

us   /ˈsɜr·vɪks/ medical
the narrow, lower part of a woman’s uterus
cervical
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈsɜr·vɪ·kəl/
medical cervical cancer
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cervixnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɜː.vɪks/ us   /ˈsɝː.vɪks/ plural cervices uk   /-vɪs.iːz/ us  
the narrow lower part of the womb that leads into the vagina
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Translations of “cervix”
in Spanish Cervical, Cuello Uterino…
in Vietnamese cổ, cổ tử cung…
in Malaysian serviks…
in Thai คอ, คอมดลูก…
in Chinese (Simplified) 子宫颈…
in Turkish rahim ağzı, dölyatağı ağzı…
in Russian шейка матки…
in Indonesian leher, leher rahim…
in Chinese (Traditional) 子宮頸…
in Polish szyjka macicy…
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