(med) a method of cervical screening in which the neck of the uterus is photographed to facilitate the early detection of cancer

cervicography cer·vi·cog·ra·phy (sûr’vĭ-kŏg’rə-fē)
A technique, equivalent to colposcopy, for photographing part or all of the uterine cervix.


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