SIL

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SIL

Squamous intraepithelial lesion, see there.
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Squamous intraepithelial lesion (SIL)

A term used to categorize the severity of abnormal changes arising in the squamous, or outermost, layer of the cervix.
Mentioned in: Cervical Cancer, Pap Test
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