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cervix in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcervixcer‧vix /ˈsɜːvɪks $ ˈsɜːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBHthe narrow passage into a woman’s uterus
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cervixAn abnormal smear shows that there are pre-cancerous cells in the cervix.It may protect against cancer of the cervix.This is just as well because trichomonal infection causes changes in the cells of the cervix which mimic those that precede cancerous changes.She made an appointment for a colposcopy, an inspection of the cervix using magnifying instruments that detects small lesions.Premalignant and malignant squamous lesions of the cervix.A chancre is also sometimes found on the cervix and rarely on the vaginal wall.After a Pap smear is done, the doctor simply swabs vinegar on the cervix and shines the blue-white light on it.