Definition of cervix noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cervix

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːvɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrvɪks//
 
(pl. cervices
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːvɪsiːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrvɪsiːz//
 
, cervixes
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːvɪksɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrvɪksɪz//
 
)
(anatomy) Internal anatomy
 
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the narrow passage at the opening of a woman’s womb See related entries: Internal anatomy Word Origin mid 18th cent.: Latin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cervix