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 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, human_reference_atlas

latin term
canalis cervicis uteri [ FMA : 17740 FMA : TA ]
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
  • uterine cervix
  • cervical canal of uterus
  • canalis cervicis uteri
  • neck of uterus
  • caudal segment of uterus
  • cervix uteri
has related synonym
  • cervix of uterus
  • cervical canal
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
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_9606