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cervix

1. the technical name for neck
2. any necklike part of an organ, esp the lower part of the uterus that extends into the vagina

cervix

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(anatomy)
A constricted or necklike portion of a structure.
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Malformation of the female genital tract includes congenital developmental malformation and dysfunction of the uterus, cervix uteri, vagina, and oviduct.
1% of total cases, were selected for analysis from the following locations: breast (3,984), cervix uteri (2,469), prostate (3,999) and for men and women: stomach (3,442) and lung (2,170).
In women, significant associations were found for incident and fatal cancer of the pancreas, for incident urinary bladder cancer, and for fatal cancer of the uterine corpus, cervix uteri and stomach.
Similar findings were noted for transversing the external orifice of the cervix uteri (3.
Breast, colon and rectum, leukemia, stomach, thyroid, lung, bladder, prostate and cervix uteri are among the top 10 cancers in the UAE.
MHC II+ cells were found in the surface epithelium of the cervix uteri in diestrus, but in the corpus uteri in both estrus and diestrus and in the cornu uteri in estrus.
Topics covered include spontaneous and induced chromosomal instability in patients with carcinoma of cervix uteri, genomic instability of the APC gene found in glioblastoma, radiation hormesis and the control of genomic instability, how a cell defends itself against genomic instability caused by chromium, and genotoxic stress and apoptosis.
Key words: uterus, cervix uteri, vaginal, Mullerian ducts.
Endoscopy codes were added to three subsections of the CPT code set; vulva (56820, 56821), vagina (57420, 57421), and cervix uteri (57452, 57454, 57455, 57456, 57460, and 57461)" said Ms.
The cytologic diagnosis of adenocarcinoma in situ of the cervix uteri and related lesions, III.