cervix


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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

[′sər·viks]
(anatomy)
A constricted or necklike portion of a structure.
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Conclusions: Squamous cell carcinoma was the most frequent malignant tumour of the cervix, vagina and vulva.
They include a 38-year-old Emirati mother of three who had suffered 13 miscarriages due to a weak cervix.
The study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, examined more than 10,000 women aged 25 to 64 whose first smear test had shown mild or borderline abnormalities in the cervix.
However, an apparent "duplicated" cervix can result from a nonresorbed fibrous septum in the cervix.
Another study was conducted at a comprehensive cancer diagnostic and treatment facility in Lahore, and found that 67% patients presented with advanced stage II to IV and only 12% presented with stage 0 to 1.39 Cervix carcinoma prevention can be classified as primary and secondary.
Carcinoma cervix metastasis cases maximally involve axial skeleton.
On the off chance that the variations from the norm are in the cervix, it might be conceivable to extract them.
CANCER DEATHSThe National Cancer Control Programme data shows that in 2018, there were 4,351 deaths due to oesophagus cancer, accounting for 13.5 per cent of the total cancer deaths.This was followed by cervix uteri cancer at 3,286 (10 per cent), breast cancer came third at 2,553 (7.7 per cent), stomach (2,068), prostrate (1,663), colorectum (1,463) and liver cancer (1,331) in 2018.
Jilly Goodfellow, said: "DYSIS will provide an excellent addition to traditional colposcopy, as this NICE recommended advanced technology is more sensitive in detecting high grade abnormal areas on the cervix.
Dilafor is now proceeding with a phase 2b study to investigate in a larger group whether treatment with subcutaneously administered tafoxiparin can soften the cervix and improve the outcome of labour induction, thereby shortening the time to delivery.
The "Eggstraordinary Cervix" chart shared on Facebook prompted thousands of shares and comments.