Lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cervix http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
canalis cervicis uteri [ FMA:TA FMA:17740 ]

external definition

The narrow caudal end of the uterus that opens into the vagina. [TFD][VHOG]

has exact synonym

caudal segment of uterus
cervical canal of uterus
uterine cervix
cervix uteri
neck of uterus
canalis cervicis uteri

has related synonym

cervical canal
cervix of uterus

homology notes

The evolution of mammals is associated with radical changes in their reproductive biology, particularly the structure and function of the female reproductive organs. These changes include the evolution of the uterus, cervix, vagina, placenta and specialized cell types associated with each of those structures.[well established][VHOG]