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uterus

The hollow muscular organ in which a fertilised egg grows and a baby is nourished until birth. Also called the womb….

fallopian tubes

Two long, finger-like tubes extending from the uterus to the ovaries. They carry fertilised eggs from the ovary to the uterus.

hysterectomy

The surgical removal of the uterus and cervix.

hysteroscopy

A procedure to look inside the uterus using a telescope-like device called a hysteroscope.

uterine sarcoma

A cancer affecting the smooth muscle of the uterus or stroma….

dilation and curettage (D&C)

The cervix is dilated and the lining of the uterus is scraped out.

ovary

A hormone-producing female reproductive organ located near the uterus. It produces eggs (ova)….

myometrium

Smooth muscle tissue that makes up the bulk of the uterus….

cervix

The end of the uterus that forms a canal and extends into the vagina.