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parametrium

 [par″ah-me´tre-um]
the extension of the subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

par·a·me·tri·um

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par·a·me·tri·a

(par'ă-mē'trē-ŭm, -ă), [TA] Do not confuse this word with perimetrium.
The connective tissue of the pelvic floor extending from the fibrous subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.
[para- + G. mētra, uterus]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

par·a·me·tri·um

, pl. parametria (par'ă-mē'trē-ŭm, -ă) [TA]
The connective tissue of the pelvic floor extending from the fibrous subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus laterally between the layers of the broad ligament.
[para- + G. mētra, uterus]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

parametrium

The connective tissue lying between the two layers of the BROAD LIGAMENT of the womb and separating the CERVIX from the bladder.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Women undergoing radical hysterectomy in which the surgical margins, lymph nodes, and parametria are negative for carcinoma may benefit from adjuvant radiation if they have 2 of 3 risk factors identified in Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) study 92.
Barnas et al., "Benign metastasizing leiomyoma in triple location: lungs, parametria and appendix," Prz Menopauzalny, vol.
[9] * hysterectomy, applicable bilateral salpingo--o oforect omy, removal of the tumors from parametria and appendectomy and pulmonary wedge resection by thoracotomy Ottlakan Pulmonary wedge Many et al.
Pelvic examination revealed 5x6 cm fungating mass at vaginal vault invading adjacent fornices and bilateral parametria. Cystoscopy and proctosigmoidoscopy was unremarkable.