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
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

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

definition

Lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina.

external definition

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

has exact synonym

cervical canal of uterus

caudal segment 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]

id

UBERON:0000002