Cervix

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Last Updated: 04 May 2022
female pelvic area with labels for the cervix, vagina, urethra, bladder, small intestine, and uterus "female pelvic area with labels for the cervix, vagina, urethra, bladder, small intestine, and uterus", by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health. Drawing of a woman’s pelvic area with the cervix, vagina, urethra, bladder, small intestine, and uterus labeled....

The cervix is the lower end of the womb. The sperm traveling up the cervical canal, then via the uterine cavity into the fallopian tubes to feed the egg. The cervical canal additionally permits sperm to pass from the vaginal canal into the womb. Cervical cancer; Cervical infection; Cervical inflammation; Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or dysplasia; Cervical polyps; Cervical maternity; A Pap smear is a screening test to check for cancer of the cervix.

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