Glossary

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CHLAMYDIAE
Very frequent sexually transmitted bacterial infection that can cause infertility.
CIN (Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia)
Ancient anatomopathological classification of HPV-related cervical abnormalities.
CLIN
French committee for the control of nosocomial infections.
COELIOSCOPIA
Surgical intervention in which the surgeon works in video surgery.
COLPOCELE
Collapse of the bottom of the vagina in a woman who has already had a hysterectomy.
COLPOSCOPIA
Diagnostic examination of the cervix using a microscope.
CONISATION
Surgical intervention performed for the treatment of a cervical pathology.
CONTRACEPTION
Medical or non-medical methods used by a woman of childbearing age to avoid getting pregnant.
CONTRACEPTIVE IMPLANT
Long-term micro-dose progestogen subcutaneous contraception.
CONTRACEPTIVE RING
Monthly oestroprogestogenic contraception placed in the vagina.
CURETING
Surgical intervention to empty the uterine cavity.
CYSTOCELE
Collapse of the anterior wall of the vagina opposite of the swelling bladder.