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Definition 1: the part of an organism (human or animal) that connects the head to the rest of the body - [noun denoting body]

Samples where cervix or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he admired her long graceful neck
  • the horse won by a neck

Synonyms for cervix in the sense of this definition

(cervix is a kind of ...) any body part visible externally

(... is a kind of cervix ) a thick short powerful neck

(cervix is a part of ...) one of two thick muscles running from the sternum and clavicle to the mastoid and occipital bone; turns head obliquely to the opposite side; when acting together they flex the neck and extend the head

(cervix is a part of ...) one of 7 vertebrae in the human spine located in the neck region

(cervix is a part of ...) the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone

(cervix is a part of ...) the back side of the neck

(cervix is a part of ...) membranous tube with cartilaginous rings that conveys inhaled air from the larynx to the bronchi

(cervix is a part of ...) veins in the neck that return blood from the head

(cervix is a part of ...) an artery that supplies the muscles of the neck

(cervix is a part of ...) either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta

(cervix is a part of ...) a ductless glandular organ at the base of the neck that produces lymphocytes and aids in producing immunity; atrophies with age

(cervix is a part of ...) a hanging fold of loose skin on an elderly person's neck

(... is part of cervix) the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

"he felt as if his whole body were on fire"

Definition 2: necklike opening to the uterus - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for cervix in the sense of this definition

(cervix is a kind of ...) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity

"the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"

(... is a kind of cervix ) (obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth

(... is part of cervix) a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

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