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frag·ment

(frag'ment),
A small part broken from a larger entity.

fragment

[frag′mənt]
Etymology: L, frangere, to break
one of the small pieces into which a larger entity has been broken.

frag·ment

(frag'mĕnt)
A small part broken from a larger entity.

frag·ment

(frag'mĕnt)
A small part broken from a larger entity.

fragment,

n a broken or disconnected part of a larger whole, such as a tooth or root.

Patient discussion about fragment

Q. what is fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa with inflammation and squamous metaplasia fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa

A. It means that part of the mucose on the cervix area has changes from a certain kind of mucose cells to another, and that there is a bit of an inflammation around it. This should be brought to the knowledge of a gynecologist and be monitored by him/her.

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