|—n , pl cervixes, cervices|
|1.||the technical name for neck|
|2.||any necklike part of an organ, esp the lower part of the uterus that extends into the vagina|
|[C18: from Latin]|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|
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cervix cer·vix (sûr'vĭks)
n. pl. cer·vix·es or cer·vi·ces (sûr'vĭ-sēz', sər-vī'sēz)
A neck-shaped anatomical structure, such as the narrow outer end of the uterus.
|cervix (sûr'vĭks) Pronunciation Key
A neck-shaped anatomical structure, especially the narrowed, lower end of the uterus that extends into the vagina.