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Synonyms for cervix

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What they found in this cohort was surprising: a rate of short cervix that is significantly lower than what previous research has shown.
Stage IIB cancer has spread to the tissue around the cervix, called the parametrial tissue.
All had a cervix measuring less than 30 mm on second-trimester transvaginal ultrasound, with an in-terquartile range of about 19-28 mm, Dr.
The Pap smear involves swabbing the surface of the uterine cervix with one or another simple tool.
Newer liquid-based Pap tests such as ThinPrep and SurePath use a solution that helps preserve the cells scraped from the cervix (the Pap smear), as well as remove mucus, bacteria, and other cells from the specimen that may interfere with examining the cervical cells.
In the 1970s, we discovered another great scientist, Professor Eric Odeblad, both a gynaecologist and a physicist, who had been studying the physical properties of the secretions in the cervix during the cycle, using very modern apparatus for analyzing these properties and some of the chemical constituents of biological substances, including the mucus formed by the cervix.
1 If labor is induced when the cervix is unfavorable it may increase the likelihood of induction failure, protracted and exhausting labors, and other complications.
It's a chance for the doctor to examine the cervix and use a brush to take a sample of cells for examination.
LAS VEGAS--Using 400 mcg vaginal misoprostol 12-24 hours before hysteroscopy reduces the pain related to the procedure and the maximum peak force needed for dilatation of the cervix, results from a double-blind randomized trial demonstrated.
Last week I wrote about carcinoma of the cervix, or the neck of the womb.
May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a survey released today by the not-for-profit National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC), over eighty percent (81%) of women say they know what their cervix is, feel the cervix is as important as having healthy breasts (88%), and say it is an important factor to them feeling like a woman (51%).
First stage of labour is the body getting the baby into position to come out and it allows the cervix (neck of the womb) to dilate to allow the baby through.
Some people use it to refer to the clitoris but it could be to do with your cervix - the entrance to your womb at the top of the vagina.
A few cells are scraped from the cervix and checked for early cell changes.