Definition of cervicitis in English:

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cervicitis

Pronunciation: /ˌsərvəˈsīdəs/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the cervix.
Example sentences
  • Asymptomatic bacteriuria, gonococcal cervicitis and bacterial vaginosis are strongly associated with preterm delivery.
  • Chlamydial infection can cause urethritis, cervicitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and result in ectopic pregnancy, infertility, and chronic pelvic pain in women.
  • In women, gonorrhea is a major cause of cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease.

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Syllabification: cer·vi·ci·tis

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