cervical

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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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His study of 524 women at risk for lower genital tract infection and undergoing testing for sexually transmitted disease found elevated polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs), a microscopic marker for cervical inflammation, in 22% of the women.
49) The high prevalence of HPV in sub-Saharan Africa may be attributed to impairment in cellular immunity as a result of chronic cervical inflammation, parasitic infection, micronutrient deficiency and HIV, which are very prevalent in the region.
In addition, results of HPV testing would not be adversely influenced by cervical inflammation and cervicovaginitis, which are common conditions in women in low-resource settings.
Association between cervical inflammation and cervical shedding of human immunodeficiency virus DNA.

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