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cervical

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrvɪkəl; ˈsɜːvɪkəl; sɜːˈvaɪkəl/

Translation of cervical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (of cervix) del cuello del útero cervical opening cuello (masculine) del útero
    Example sentences
    • Women who smoke are twice as likely as those who do not to develop cervical cancer.
    • It's believed that some forms of HPV put women at greater risk for cervical cancer.
    • This change in the cells of the cervix often occurs from cervical cap or diaphragm use or from infection.

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