cervical glands

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Synonyms for cervical glands

mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix

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Primary care physicians may offer antibiotics to sufferers who have high fever and large anterior cervical glands. A course of penicillin is usual, and for those who are allergic one of the macrolides such as erythromycin may be prescribed.
Complaints worse from exertion, muscular weakness, poor memory, poor sleep, headache, intermittent fever, joint pain, sore throat and swollen cervical glands are also indicative of Calc carb.
Finally, because current follows the path of least resistance, it can travel into the mucus, producing cervical glands (crypts lined with columnar epithelium) and causing so-called glandular distortion and an inability to distinguish between an adenocarcinoma in situ and an adenocarcinoma arising in the crypt.
Sir Astley Cooper in 1829 first described breast TB as "Scrofulous swelling at the bosom of young women suffering from enlargement of cervical glands".
Normal cervical glands extend to the inner one-third of the cervical wall and can measure up to 1 cm.