Anatomy and Histology of the Uterus BodyOpen image in new window

  • Jean Noel Buy
  • Michel Ghossain


The body of the uterus forms the upper two-thirds of the uterus. It is pear shaped, while the cervix is narrower and is cylindrical in shape. The adult nonpregnant uterus is about 7 cm length, 5 cm in breath, and 3 cm thick.


Uterine Tube Uterine Artery Junctional Zone Round Ligament Broad Ligament 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Noel Buy
    • 1
  • Michel Ghossain
    • 2
  1. 1.Service RadiologieHopital Hotel-DieuParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyHotel Dieu de FranceBeirutLebanon

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