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the removal of a cone of tissue, as in partial excision of the cervix uteri.
cold conization that done with a cold knife, as opposed to electrocautery, to better preserve the histologic elements.
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Excision of a cone of tissue, for example, mucosa of the cervix uteri.
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conizationCone biopsy, see there.
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Excision of a cone of tissue, e.g., mucosa of the cervix uteri.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
conizationRemoval of a cone-shaped segment from the inside of the cervix of the womb, as in CONE BIOPSY.
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Cone biopsy; removal of a cone-shaped section of tissue from the cervix for diagnosis or treatment.
Mentioned in: Cervical Cancer
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