anterior lip of external os of uterus
Definition: the portion of the vaginal part of the uterine cervix that bounds the ostium anteriorly intervening between the ostium and the anterior vaginal fornix. It is slightly shorter than the posterior lip.
Synonym(s): labium anterius ostii uteriTA, anterior lip of uterine os
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