noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the neck of the womb.
- 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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