The cervix is the part between the vagina and the uterus. It is the place where the sperm cells enter to reach, first the uterus and then the fallopian tubes, where they meet the egg to fertilize it.
The cervical mucus found inside the cervix plays a very important role in a woman's fertility. During ovulation, it changes its appearance to allow spermatozoa suitable for fertilization to pass through and is involved in their capacitation.
Read the full article on: Cervical factor: female sterility due to cervical abnormalities ( 80).
By Óscar Oviedo Moreno M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 01/28/2022