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noun as in neck

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In creatures like humans and cattle, sperm make their way to the ovum by swimming against a current of mucus that streams through the cervix and away from the uterus.

Five years later, that cervix became diseased and had to be removed in yet another eight-hour surgery under general anesthesia.

Mifepristone blocks hormones necessary for a pregnancy to continue, while misoprostol causes the cervix to soften and the uterus to contract and empty itself.

Conrad was at the ob-gyn to check to see if, as the Maryland resident likes to put it, “My cervix is trying to kill me.”

She had to remove part of her cervix because her strain of HPV proved to be one of the more serious ones.

[Y]ou will know you have it right when you crush down on the clamp and see white gelatinous material coming through the cervix.

HPV led to early cervical cancer and the subsequent removal of nearly half her cervix.

She described how her own pregnancy had gone wrong at 17 weeks, when the fetus moved into her cervix.

On my urgent representations she allowed me to remove the cervix.

If there be any suspicion in this direction he should remove the cervix.

Should the condition of the cervix be in the least degree suspicious of cancer it must be extirpated.

In another case under my care I performed total hysterectomy for fibroids in ignorance that the patient had cancer of the cervix.

Six years later she came under my observation with a large granulating and bleeding growth on the cervix uteri.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cervix, such as: collar, cape, isthmus, nape, scruff, and strait.

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