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Noun: cervix (cervices,cervixes)  'sur,viks
  1. The part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body
    "he admired her long graceful cervix";
    - neck
     
  2. Necklike opening to the uterus
    - uterine cervix, cervix uteri

Derived forms: cervixes, cervices

Type of: external body part, opening, orifice, porta

Part of: body, organic structure, physical structure, uterus, womb

Encyclopedia: Cervix