squamocolumnar

squa·mo·col·um·nar

(skwā'mō-kol'ŭm-năr),
Pertaining to the junction between a stratified squamous epithelial surface and one lined by columnar epithelium; for example, the cardia of the stomach or anus.

squamocolumnar

(skwā″mō-kŏ-lŭm′năr) [″ + ″]
Pertaining to any tissue in which squamous epithelium abuts columnar epithelium.
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Chlamydia are small gram-negative necessitate intracellular bacteria that infect squamocolumnar epithelial cells.
The phrenoesophageal ligament anchors the distal esophagus to the diaphragmatic hiatus and inserts into the esophageal musculature in close vicinity of the squamocolumnar junction.
Most cervical cancers arise at the squamocolumnar junction, where coincident HPV infection occurs in foci of greatest metaplastic activity.
A discrete population of squamocolumnar junction cells implicated in the pathogenesis of cervical cancer.
5 cm proximal to anorectal squamocolumnar junction in order to avoid the physiologic hypoganglionic/aganglionic zone of the distal rectum.
Transnasal esophagoscopy demonstrated diffuse narrowing of the esophagus, proximal esophageal stricture, irregular squamocolumnar junction, and white plaques throughout the mucosa (figure).
The team discovered that this discrete set of cells, located at the squamocolumnar junction of the cervix, uniquely express biomarkers that are seen in all forms of invasive cervical cancers linked to HPV.
However, beginning in the cervixat the squamocolumnar junction, Pitxl was detected in the nuclei of squamous epithelial cells (Figure 4D), and the staining intensity increased in vaginal epithelium (Figure 4E).
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Either through minor abrasions of the squamous epithelium or through the single cell junction of the squamocolumnar junction of the transformation zone at the cervix, viral particles of genital HPVs infect the basal cellular layers.
AIN occurs most frequently at the anal squamocolumnar junction, although it can occur in the anal canal below the dentate line.
But the area where the two cells meet--called the squamocolumnar junction and transformation zone (T-zone)--is the most likely area for abnormal cells to develop.