cer·​clage ser-ˈkläzh How to pronounce cerclage (audio) (ˌ)sər- How to pronounce cerclage (audio)
: any of several procedures for increasing tissue resistance in a functionally incompetent uterine cervix that usually involve reinforcement with an inert substance especially in the form of sutures near the internal opening

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“Cerclage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cerclage. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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