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How is the cervix dilated?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Contractions

The contracting smooth muscle of the uterus applies a downward force on the opening of the fibrous tissue of the cervix causing it to expand and "dilate'.

In brief: Contractions

The contracting smooth muscle of the uterus applies a downward force on the opening of the fibrous tissue of the cervix causing it to expand and "dilate'.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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