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



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 Originmid 18th cent.: Latin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cervix