noun, plural cer·vix·es, cer·vi·ces [ser-vahy-seez, sur-vuh-seez]. /sərˈvaɪ siz, ˈsɜr vəˌsiz/. Anatomy.
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Origin of cervix
OTHER WORDS FROM cervixcer·vi·cal [sur-vi-kuhl], /ˈsɜr vɪ kəl/, adjective
Words nearby cervix
Example sentences from the Web for cervix
Conrad was at the ob-gyn to check to see if, as the Maryland resident likes to put it, “My cervix is trying to kill me.”Coming Out Kinky to Your Doctor, in Black and Blue|Heather Boerner|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had to remove part of her cervix because her strain of HPV proved to be one of the more serious ones.
[Y]ou will know you have it right when you crush down on the clamp and see white gelatinous material coming through the cervix.On Abortion, Wendy Davis Doesn’t Know What She’s Talking About|Kirsten Powers|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
HPV led to early cervical cancer and the subsequent removal of nearly half her cervix.Condom Initiative by Anti-AIDS Group Threatens Porn Industry|Lizzie Crocker|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She described how her own pregnancy had gone wrong at 17 weeks, when the fetus moved into her cervix.Congresswomen Electrify Planned Parenthood Abortion Debate|Michelle Goldberg|February 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
On my urgent representations she allowed me to remove the cervix.
If there be any suspicion in this direction he should remove the cervix.
Should the condition of the cervix be in the least degree suspicious of cancer it must be extirpated.
In another case under my care I performed total hysterectomy for fibroids in ignorance that the patient had cancer of the cervix.
Six years later she came under my observation with a large granulating and bleeding growth on the cervix uteri.