What does cervix mean?

Definitions for cervixˈsɜr vɪks; ˈsɜr vəˌsiz, sərˈvaɪ siz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neck, cervix(noun)

    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"

  2. cervix, uterine cervix, cervix uteri(noun)

    necklike opening to the uterus


  1. cervix(Noun)

    The neck

  2. cervix(Noun)

    The necklike portion of any part, as of the womb.

  3. cervix(Noun)

    The lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina.

  4. Origin: From cervix, see below.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cervix(noun)

    the neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the womb. See Illust. of Bird

  2. Origin: [L.]


  1. Cervix

    The cervix is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina. It is cylindrical or conical in shape and protrudes through the upper anterior vaginal wall. Approximately half its length is visible with appropriate medical equipment; the remainder lies above the vagina beyond view. The cervix has an opening to allow sperm and menstrual fluid to move through.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cervix in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cervix in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harvey Makadon:

    Most transgender men still have a cervix, so they need a pap smear, so you have to create an environment where they feel comfortable talking about themselves.

  2. Dian Tossy Fogle:

    My concern with this study is that it will increase health care costs with no clinical benefit, if the goal is to reduce 'maternal anxiety' regarding timing of delivery, a simple physical exam of the cervix performed at a routine OB visit can also give a patient an idea of how soon they will deliver.

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