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squamocolumnar junction

noun squa·mo·co·lum·nar junction \ ˌskwā-mō-kə-ˌləm-nər- \

medical Definition of squamocolumnar junction

: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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