cervicitis

noun
cer·vi·ci·tis | \ˌsər-və-ˈsī-təs \

Definition of cervicitis 

: inflammation of the uterine cervix

First Known Use of cervicitis

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cervicitis

New Latin

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cervicitis

Share cervicitis

Statistics for cervicitis

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for cervicitis

The first known use of cervicitis was in 1889

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for cervicitis

cervicitis

noun
cer·vi·ci·tis | \ˌsər-və-ˈsīt-əs \

Medical Definition of cervicitis 

: inflammation of the uterine cervix

More from Merriam-Webster on cervicitis

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about cervicitis

Comments on cervicitis

What made you want to look up cervicitis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

evasion of direct action or statement

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!