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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Malformation of the female genital tract includes congenital developmental malformation of the uterus, cervix uteri, vagina, and oviduct, and it is usually complicated by malformations of the urinary system, skeleton, and other systems.
9 134,784 (19) Cervix uteri -- 12,042 (1) Race/Ethnicity White 440.
Among women, leukaemia, breast, thyroid, cervix uteri and stomach cancers are the most common types," said Al Rawahy.
Strong evidence for a causal etiology with HPV has been stated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer for cancers of the cervix uteri, penis, vulva, vagina, anus and oropharynx (including base of the tongue and tonsils).
Analyses were based on registered cases of invasive cancer in Cali during the period 1995-2004 for the following cancer sites: breast and cervix uteri (women), prostate (men), stomach and lung (men and women).
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.
According to Jemal et al,6 the most frequent site of the female genital tract malignancy is cervix uteri followed by uterine corpus and ovary in the United States.
Cervical cancer is a malignant neoplasm (new formation) arising from cells originating in the cervix uteri.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan showed a 52x40x45 mm cervical mass in the cervix uteri.
In 2008, the five most frequent cancers among men were, in order, lung, colorectum, prostate, bladder and stomach; among women, breast, colorectum, corpus uteri, cervix uteri and ovary.