Definitions

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  • n. All the connective tissue of the pelvic floor

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Connective tissue beneath the peritoneum at the side of the uterus.

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Examples

  • The supravaginal portion (portio supravaginalis [cervicis]) is separated in front from the bladder by fibrous tissue (parametrium), which extends also on to its sides and lateralward between the layers of the broad ligaments.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3d. 3. The Uterus

  • There are 4 stages of cervical cancer: Stage 1 where the cancer remains confined to the cervix, Stage 2 where the cancer is extended into the vagina, parametrium and pelvic lymph nodes, Stage 3 where the cancer gets extended up to the pelvic bone and Stage 4 where it spreads to other parts of the body.

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  • Slide 70: POS T OP BRACHYTHERAPY  CONTRAINDICATIONS  Vaginal wall involvement (middle - lower 1\\3)  Heavy parametrium infiltration  VVF or VRF  Inadequate space  Medical contraindications  Metastatic disease  Supplementary radiation 2000 cGy

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