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Medical Term:

cervix of uterus


Definition: the lower part of the uterus extending from the isthmus of the uterus into the vagina. It is divided into supravaginal and vaginal parts by its passage through the vaginal wall.

Synonym(s): cervix uteriTA, cervix3TA, neck of uterus, neck of womb

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