isthmus of uterus

n.

An elongated narrow part of the uterus at the junction of the body of the uterus and the cervix.

Nearby words

  1. isthmus,
  2. isthmus of auditory tube,
  3. isthmus of fauces,
  4. isthmus of thyroid,
  5. isthmus of uterine tube,
  6. istle,
  7. istomin,
  8. istria,
  9. isv,
  10. isère


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