uterine cervix

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Noun1.uterine cervix - necklike opening to the uterusuterine cervix - 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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Scientists have used cannabis-derived substance and treated 9 tumor cell lines - from the mammary gland, the lung and the uterine cervix. The natural substance shows a clearly toxic effect on cells commensurate with synthetic cytostatics.
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A review and update on papillary immature metaplasia of the uterine cervix: a distinct subset of low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, proposing a possible cell of origin.
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The etiologic factors leading to an inverted uterus and carcinosarcoma include (a) sudden extrusion of a tumor from the uterus, (b) thin uterine wall, (c) dilatation of the uterine cervix, and (d) tumor size.
Cigarette smoking is liable for more than 85% of lung cancer and is also related with cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, stomach, pancreas, uterine cervix, kidney, ureter, bladder and colon.
Analysis and clinical implications of p53 gene mutations and human papillomavirus Type 16 and 18 infection in primary adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix. Am J Pathol 1998;152:1057-63.
Tobacco smoking and the uterine cervix: cotinine in blood, urine and cervical fluid.
A tumor of an ectopic ureter mimicking uterine cervix adenocarcinoma: case report and brief review.