cervical eversion


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eversion

 [e-ver´zhun]
a turning inside out; a turning outward.
Eversion of the upper eyelid over an applicator. From Stein et al., 2000.
cervical eversion the columnar glandular epithelium on the surface of the cervix surrounding the cervical os.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cervical eversion

Ectropion Gynecology The outward migration of columnar endocervical glands, the T zone or transition zone into the squamous epithelium of the uterine cervix; CE is usually asymptomatic and is associated with an ↑ in baseline estrogens as seen in pregnancy, at puberty or with exogenous hormones, as in OC use. See Transition zone.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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