Medical Definition of Cervix
Cervix: The cervix is the lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb). The uterus, a hollow, pear-shaped organ, is located in a woman's lower abdomen, between the bladder and the rectum. The cervix forms a canal that opens into the vagina, which leads to the outside of the body.
The word "cervix" comes straight from Latin for "neck".Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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