Region of cervical epithelium where columnar epithelium of endocervic and the stratified non-keratinising squamous epithelium of the ectocervic meet [ http://www.asccp.org/practicemanagement/cervix/histologyofthenormalcervix/tabid/5842/default.aspx ]

Synonyms: squamocolumnar junction of uterine cervix squamo-columnar junction of uterine cervix

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Site of 90% of lower genital tract neoplasia. This junction is presumed, but not proven, to be the embryologic junction of the Müllerian and urogenital sinus epithelia.

has broad synonym

squamocolumnar junction

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UBERON:0012253