squamocolumnar junction

squa·mo·co·lum·nar junction

noun \ˌskwā-mō-kə-ˌləm-nər-\


: the region in the uterine cervix in which the squamous lining of the vagina is replaced by the columnar epithelium typical of the body of the uterus and which is a common site of neoplastic change

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