"Cervix Mucus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A slightly alkaline secretion of the endocervical glands. The consistency and amount are dependent on the physiological hormone changes in the menstrual cycle. It contains the glycoprotein mucin, amino acids, sugar, enzymes, and electrolytes, with a water content up to 90%. The mucus is a useful protection against the ascent of bacteria and sperm into the uterus. (From Dictionary of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1988)
- Cervix Mucus
- Mucus, Cervix
- Cervical Mucus
- Mucus, Cervical
- Palm-Leaf Reaction
- Palm Leaf Reaction
- Palm-Leaf Reactions
- Reaction, Palm-Leaf
- Reactions, Palm-Leaf
- Fern Test
- Fern Tests
- Test, Fern
- Tests, Fern
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