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gen·i·tal tract

the genital passages of the urogenital apparatus.
Synonym(s): genital duct
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gen·i·tal tract

(jen'i-tăl trakt)
The genital passages of the urogenital apparatus.
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Genital tract

The organs involved in reproduction. In a male, they include the penis, testicles, prostate and various tubular structures to transport seminal fluid and sperm. In a female, they include the clitoris, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
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It infrequently occurs in the female gynecologic tract; however, it may be underrecognized, as it shows morphologic and immunohistochemical overlap with benign and malignant smooth muscle tumors and endometrial stromal tumors, which are much more frequently diagnosed in the female genital tract. Accurate diagnosis is important as patients with IMT should be followed up for the possibility of recurrence, and patients with recurrent or metastatic IMT can benefit from ALK inhibitor-based targeted therapy with crizotinib.
Ultrasonographic diagnosis of the bovine genital tract disorders.
Thompson, "Genital tract lymphoma: a rare malignancy," Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol.
In conclusion, our preliminary attempt suggested that 3D printing technology based on thin-layer MRI might become a new technique in the noninvasive diagnosis for the complex female genital tract malformations.
Tandan et al in his case report of pelvic inflammatory disease in a sexually non-active young teenager explained the possible mechanism of spread as ascent of pinworm larvae from the perineum into the female genital tract.17 Various other clinical case reports have explained a similar mechanism of a possible route of entry of these worms in female genital tract.
Van den Broecke, "Primary intestinal type adenocarcinoma of the female genital tract, arisen from a tubulo-villous adenoma: case report," Gynecologic Oncology Case Reports, vol.
During the course of a chlamydial infection in mice, bacterial shedding occurs for approximately 14-35 days before being cleared from the lower genital tract [18].
The most frequent new medical condition in the study group during the observation period was genital tract infection (almost always a sexually transmitted infection), at a rate of 3.4 per 100 person-years * (Figure 1).
The 2011 Society of Family Planning (SFP) clinical guidelines on prevention of infection after induced abortion identified 14 randomized trials that examined the efficacy of antibiotic regimens administered preoperatively to prevent upper genital tract infection after first trimester surgical procedures.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is defined as the inflammation of the upper genital tract including the uterus, fallopian tubes, the ovaries and the pelvic peritoneum (1,2).
Genital Mycoplasmas will be used to denote that discussion encompasses all the Mycoplasmataceae that are commonly found in the genitourinary tract and may occur in the female genital tract of pregnant and non-pregnant women (8).
Indian women reveal greater prevalence of female genital tract and breast cancers.