Definitions for: Cervix


[n] necklike opening to the uterus
[n] the part of an organism that connects the head to the rest of the body; "he admired her long graceful neck"



Webster (1913) Definition: Cer"vix, n.; pl. E. Cervixes, L. Cervices. [L.]
(Anat.)
The neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the
womb. See Illust. of Bird.

Synonyms: cervix uteri, neck, uterine cervix

See Also: areteria cervicalis, arteria carotis, body, bull neck, carotid artery, cervical artery, cervical vertebra, dewlap, external body part, incompetent cervix, jugular, jugular vein, musculus sternocleidomastoideus, nape, neck bone, nucha, opening, organic structure, orifice, pharynx, physical structure, porta, scruff, sternocleido mastoideus, sternocleidomastoid, sternocleidomastoid muscle, throat, thymus, thymus gland, trachea, uterus, vena jugularis, windpipe, womb

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