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Getting to 100 percent, Sadler noted, is probably not feasible because some women will have health conditions that make screening unnecessary or impractical, or will have undergone procedures such as hysterectomy, which leave them without a cervix.
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Origin and Etymology of cervix
Latin cervic-, cervix
First Known Use: 15th century
CERVIX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cervix for English Language Learners
medical : the narrow end at the opening of a woman's uterus
Medical Definition of cervix
cervices\-və-ˌsēz, ˌsər-ˈvī-(ˌ)sēz\play or
1: neck 1a; especially : the back part of the neck
2: a constricted portion of an organ or part: asa: the narrow lower or outer end of the uterusb: the constricted cementoenamel junction on a tooth
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