ectocervical

ec·to·cer·vi·cal

(ek'tō-ser'vi-kăl),
Pertaining to the vaginal part of the cervix of the uterus lined with stratified squamous epithelium.

ec·to·cer·vi·cal

(ek'tō-sĕr'vi-kăl)
Pertaining to the pars vaginalis of the cervix of uterus that is lined with stratified squamous epithelium.

ectocervix

(ĕk″tō-sĕr′vĭks)
The portion of the canal of the uterine cervix that is lined with squamous epithelium.
ectocervical (-sĕr′vĭ-kăl), adjective
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Vaginal purity degree is assessed from vaginal swabs whereas ectocervical and cervical canal smears are subject to cytological screening according to PAP or Bethesda systems (screening test).
Colposcopic-directed ectocervical biopsies have been found to be safe in pregnancy, and these women should be provided the same care as those who are not pregnant (Obstet Gynecol.
recently reported that VIA is an extremely sensitive method for screening ectocervical lesions (31).
Signet-ring cells in squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix and in non-neoplastic ectocervical epithelium.
Os seguintes testes foram realizados: preparacao citologica de fluxo vaginal para tricomoniase; bacterioscopia pelo Gram de especimes da vagina e colo do utero para amostras celulares de vaginose bacteriana e gonorreia, respectivamente; citologia ectocervical classificada de acordo com o Protocolo de Bethesda (9).
The recommendations for management of Pap smear abnormalities stipulated that any Pap smear without an endo- or ectocervical component was inadequate and had to be repeated, even when the descriptive diagnosis was 'within normal limits'.
Immortalization by human papilloma-virus type 16 alters retinoid regulation of human ectocervical epithelial cell dif-ferentiation.
Mired Saah of Merck Sharp & Dohme reported the new results of the ongoing phase III FUTURE II study (Females United to Unilaterally Reduce Endo / Ectocervical Disease).
10) Endocervical polyps are more common than ectocervical polyps.
After this procedure, ectocervical samples were collected with an Aires spatula and endocervical samples with an endocervical brush, rotating it for a few seconds and avoiding touching the vaginal wall.
La mayor parte de linfocitos T (LT) en el epitelio cervical pertenecen al subgrupo de supresor/citotoxico CD8 y, en menor cantidad, al subgrupo de ayudante/inductor CD4, ambos se pueden encontrar en las capas basicas del epitelio escamoso y tambien pueden estar en grandes numeros en la zona de transformacion ectocervical.