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cervix


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cervix  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cervix 
  n  1:  the  part  of  an  organism  that  connects  the  head  to  the  rest 
  of  the  body;  "he  admired  her  long  graceful  neck"  [syn:  {neck}] 
  2:  necklike  opening  to  the  uterus  [syn:  {uterine  cervix}] 




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