Definition of Cervicitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the uterine cervix.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor

Definition of Cervicitis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the cervix. ¹

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Definition of Cervicitis

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Medical Definition of Cervicitis

1. Inflammation of the cervix secondary to bacterial infection. Untreated infection will often spread to involve the fallopian tubes (salpingitis). Common bacterial agents include Gonorrhoea and Chlamydia. See: pelvic inflammatory disease. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervicitis

cervical triangle
cervical vein
cervical vertebra
cervical vertebrae
cervical vertebras
cervical vesicle
cervical zone
cervical zone of tooth
cervicalis ascendens
cervicitis (current term)
cervico-brachial neuralgia
cervicoaxillary canal
cervicofacial actinomycosis

Literary usage of Cervicitis

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1. Diseases of Women by Lawson Tait (1879)
"Acute septic cervicitis, associated of course with general metritis, will be spoken of ... Traumatic cervicitis often occurs after operations on the cervix, ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"ALFRED F. HESS HOME FOE HEBREW INFANTS VAGINITIS (cervicitis) IN INFANTS The Cause of the Infection; Pathology; Diagnosis; Symptoms; Complications; ..."

3. Urinary Analysis and Diagnosis by Microscopical and Chemical Examination by Louis Heitzmann (1915)
"cervicitis and endometritis may also be diagnosed from the urine, when the different epithelia from the cervix and mucosa of the uterus are present. ..."

4. The Therapeutics of gynecology and obstetrics: Comprising the Medical by William Biddle Atkinson (1880)
"Acute gonorrheal cervicitis or endo-cervicitis, is full of anxiety, for the disease may spread up the uterus and along the tubes to the ovaries. ..."

5. Electricity in diseases of women and obstetrics by Franklin Henry Martin (1892)
"(b) Chronic cervicitis involving the deep cervical Fibrous and mucous polypi. ... Chronic cervicitis involving the deep cervical glands should be treated by ..."

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