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cervicitis

[sur-vuh-sahy-tis] /ˌsɜr vəˈsaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the cervix.
Origin of cervicitis
1885-1890
1885-90; < Latin cervīc- (see cervical) + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for cervicitis

cervicitis

/ˌsɜːvɪˈsaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the neck of the uterus
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cervicitis in Medicine

cervicitis cer·vi·ci·tis (sûr'vĭ-sī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the uterine cervix, frequently affecting the deeper structures. Also called trachelitis.

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