cervix
noun (plural cervices or cervixes) Etymology: Latin cervic-, cervix Date: 15th century 1. neck; especially the back part of the neck 2. a constricted portion of an organ or part; especially the narrow outer end of the uterus

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  • Cervix — Schematic frontal view of female anatomy …   Wikipedia

  • cervix — CÉRVIX s.n. Partea inferioară a uterului sau a vezicii urinare; col uterin sau vezical. – Din fr. cérvix. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CÉRVIX s. 1. v. col vezical. 2. v. col uterin. Trimis de siveco, 05.08.2004. Sursa: Sinonime… …   Dicționar Român

  • CERVIX — apud Papinium Statium, Theb. l. 2. v. 326. Cervixque recepteo Sanguine magna redit elatus est fortisque animus, qui non aliâ re frequentius Poetis aliisque Auctoribus, velut per paroemiam describitur, quam erectâ, magnâ, sublimi cervice. Claudian …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • cervix — 1741, from L. cervix, lit. the neck, nape of the neck. Applied to various neck like structures of the body, especially that of the uterus. Cervical is attested from 1680s, from Fr. cervical, from L. cervix …   Etymology dictionary

  • Cervix — Cer vix, n.; pl. E. {Cervixes}, L. {Cervices}. [L.] (Anat.) The neck; also, the necklike portion of any part, as of the womb. See Illust. of {Bird}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cervix — (lat.), 1) Hals, Nacken; 2) in abgeleiteten Bedeutungen: C. femŏris, Schenkelbeinhals; U. obstĭpa, Schiefer Hals; C. utĕri Gebärmutterhals; C. vesīcae urinariae, Harnblasenhals u. m …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cervix — (lat.), der Nacken; C. uteri, Hals der Gebärmutter …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cervix — (lat.), Nacken, Hals; C. utĕri, Gebärmutterhals …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • cervix — el cuello o parte de algún órgano en forma de cuello, en particular el cuello del útero Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • cervix — ► NOUN (pl. cervices) 1) the narrow neck like passage forming the lower end of the womb. 2) technical the neck. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • cervix — [sʉr′viks΄] n. pl. cervices [sər vī′sēz΄, sʉr′vəsēz] or cervixes [L, the neck] 1. the neck, esp. the back of the neck 2. a necklike part, esp. of the uterus …   English World dictionary

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