HyperDic: cervix

English > 2 senses of the word cervix:
NOUNbodycervix, neckthe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
bodycervix, uterine cervix, cervix uterinecklike opening to the uterus
cervix > pronunciation
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English > cervix: 2 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body.
Synonymneck
Part ofbody, organic structureThe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
Partscarotid artery, arteria carotisEither of two major arteries of the neck and head
cervical artery, areteria cervicalisAn artery that supplies the muscles of the neck
cervical vertebra, neck boneOne of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region
dewlapA hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck
jugular vein, vena jugularis, jugularveins in the neck that return blood from the head
nape, scruff, nuchaThe back side of the neck
sternocleidomastoid, sternocleidomastoid muscle, sternocleido mastoideus, musculus sternocleidomastoideusOne of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone
throat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
thymus gland, thymusA ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity
trachea, windpipemembranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi
Narrowerbull neckA thick short powerful neck
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally
Spanishcerviz, cuello, nuca, pescuezo
Catalanbescoll, clatell, coll
Adjectivescervicalrelating to or associated with the neck
English > cervix: 2 senses > noun 2, body
Meaningnecklike opening to the uterus.
Synonymsuterine cervix, cervix uteri
Part ofuterus, wombA hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females
Narrowerincompetent cervix(obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
Broaderorifice, opening, portaAn aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
Spanishcervix, cérvix, cuello del útero, cuello uterino
Catalancèrvix, coll de l'úter
Adjectivescervicalof or relating to the cervix of the uterus

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