squamocolumnar junction

noun
squa·​mo·​co·​lum·​nar junction | \ ˌskwā-mō-kə-ˌləm-nər- How to pronounce squamocolumnar junction (audio) \

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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“Squamocolumnar junction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/squamocolumnar%20junction. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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