baarmoederhals

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of baarmoeder (womb) +‎ hals (neck). Possibly attested as early as the 18th century.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːr.mu.dərˌɦɑls/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: baar‧moeder‧hals

NounEdit

baarmoederhals m (plural baarmoederhalzen, diminutive baarmoederhalsje n)

  1. cervix (between the uterus and the vagina)
    Synonym: cervix

Derived termsEdit