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n. pl. cer·vix·es or cer·vi·ces (sûr′vĭ-sēz′, sər-vī′sēz)
1. A neck-shaped anatomical structure, such as the narrow outer end of the uterus.
2. The neck.
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n, pl cervixes or cervices (səˈvaɪsiːz)
1. (Anatomy) the technical name for neck
2. (Anatomy) any necklike part of an organ, esp the lower part of the uterus that extends into the vagina
[C18: from Latin]
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n., pl. cer•vix•es, cer•vi•ces (ˈsɜr vəˌsiz, sərˈvaɪ siz)
1. the neck, esp. the back part.
2. any necklike part, esp. the constricted lower end of the uterus.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin cervīx, s. cervīc- neck, nape, uterine cervix]
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The narrowed, lower end of the uterus, extending into the vagina.
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A neck, especially the neck of the uterus where it opens into the vagina.
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|Noun||1.||cervix - the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"; "the horse won by a neck"|
body, organic structure, physical structure - the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being); "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
external body part - any body part visible externally
dewlap - a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
thymus gland, thymus - a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age
arteria carotis, carotid artery - either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
trachea, windpipe - membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
bull neck - a thick short powerful neck
pharynx, throat - the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
musculus sternocleidomastoideus, sternocleido mastoideus, sternocleidomastoid, sternocleidomastoid muscle - one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head
|2.||cervix - necklike opening to the uterus |
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
incompetent cervix - (obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
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col de l’utéruscol de l'utérus
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cervix[ˈsɜːrvɪks] n → col m de l'utérus
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n (of uterus) → Gebärmutterhals m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
cervix[ˈsɜːvɪks] n (cervices (pl)) [səˈvaɪsiːz] (Anat) → collo dell'utero, cervice f uterina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. cuello uterino.
1. parte inferior del útero en forma de cuello;
dilation of the ___ → dilatación del ___;
2. parte de un órgano semejante a un cuello.
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cervixn (pl -vices o -vixes) cérvix m&f, cuello uterino
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