cervix

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contraceptive device consisting of a small thimble-shaped cup that is placed over the uterine cervix to prevent the entrance of spermatozoa cervical cap
mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix cervical glands , cervical glands of the uterus , glandulae cervicales uteri
sample of secretions and superficial cells of the uterine cervix and uterus; examined with a microscope to detect any abnormal cells cervical smear , Papanicolaou smear , Pap smear
inflammation of the uterine cervix cervicitis
contraceptive device consisting of a flexible dome-shaped cup made of rubber or plastic; it is filled with spermicide and fitted over the uterine cervix contraceptive diaphragm , diaphragm , pessary
surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to r D and C , dilatation and curettage , dilation and curettage
surgical procedure using a dilator to expand cervix and a curette to scrape uterus D&C , dilation and curettage
shortening of the uterine cervix and thinning of its walls as it is dilated during labor effacement
inflammation of the mucous lining of the uterine cervix endocervicitis
(obstetrics) uterine cervix that becomes dilated before term and without labor often resulting in miscarriage or premature birth incompetent cervix
cyst that forms in the nabothian glands of the uterine cervix nabothian cyst , nabothian follicle
one of many small glands of the uterine cervix that secrete mucus nabothian gland
surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes panhysterectomy , radical hysterectomy
cancer of cervix test Pap smear , Pap test
regional anesthesia resulting from the injection of a local anesthetic on each side of the cervix; used during labor and childbirth paracervical block
surgical procedure in which a suture is used to close the cervix in a pregnant woman; is performed when the cervix has failed to retain previous pregnancies purse-string operation , Shirodkar's operation
method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix suction curettage , vacuum aspiration
surgical removal of the uterus and cervix total hysterectomy
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