Cervix, incompetent

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Medical Definition of Cervix, incompetent

Cervix, incompetent: A cervix that has an abnormal tendency to dilate and so may not be able to keep a fetus from being spontaneously aborted (miscarried).


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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