cervix uteri


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Related to cervix uteri: Cervical cancer, uterine cervix
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Noun1.cervix uteri - necklike opening to the uteruscervix uteri - necklike opening to the uterus  
orifice, porta, opening - an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity; "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
incompetent cervix - (obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
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Among women, leukaemia, breast, thyroid, cervix uteri and stomach cancers are the most common types," said Al Rawahy.
Contract notice: Supply of vaccine for the realization of the regional campaign for the prevention of cancer of the cervix uteri causally related to human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 and related services for companies in the health service of the piedmont region of art.
Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm (new formation) arising from cells originating in the cervix uteri.