Health Tip of the Week: Some gynecological definitions

Health Tip of the Week: Some gynecological definitions

Cervix: the bottom of the uterus, which opens up into the vagina

Pelvic exam: an examination done by a health care provider, to look and feel for any abnormalities of the vagina, cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries

Pap smear: a test done during a pelvic exam that looks for abnormal, pre-cancerous cells of the cervix

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