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Colposcopy - directed biopsy

Alternate Names : Biopsy - colposcopy - directed, Biopsy - cervix - colposcopy, Endocervical curettage, ECC, Cervical punch biopsy, Biopsy - cervical punch


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Female reproductive anatomy
Female reproductive anatomy

External structures of the female reproductive anatomy include the labium minora and majora, the vagina and the clitoris. Internal structures include the uterus, ovaries and cervix.

Colposcopy-directed biopsy
Colposcopy-directed biopsy

A colposcopy-directed biopsy is a procedure in which the cervix is examined with a colposcope for abnormalities and a tissue sample is taken.

Uterus
Uterus

The uterus is a hollow muscular organ located in the female pelvis between the bladder and rectum. The ovaries produce the eggs that travel through the fallopian tubes. Once the egg has left the ovary it can be fertilized and implant itself in the lining of the uterus. The main function of the uterus is to nourish the developing fetus prior to birth.





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