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

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

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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 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]