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Medical Term:

palmate folds of cervical canal

Definition

the two longitudinal ridges, anterior and posterior, in the mucous membrane lining the cervix uteri, from which numerous secondary folds, or rugae, branch off.

Synonym(s): plicae palmatae canalis cervicis uteriTA, arbor vitae uteri, lyra uterina

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