The cervix is the lower part of the uterus. It is sometimes called the neck of the uterus. The cervix has an opening called the os.
Some tests are done to check for cancer of the cervix.
Last Revised: December 28, 2011
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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