cervix

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cervix

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

cervix

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(anatomy)
A constricted or necklike portion of a structure.
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan showed a 52x40x45 mm cervical mass in the cervix uteri.
In 2008, the five most frequent cancers among men were, in order, lung, colorectum, prostate, bladder and stomach; among women, breast, colorectum, corpus uteri, cervix uteri and ovary.
In women, significant associations were found for incident and fatal cancer of the pancreas, for incident urinary bladder cancer, and for fatal cancer of the uterine corpus, cervix uteri and stomach.