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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Lesión intraepitelial escamosa de grado alto

High-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion ( SKWAY-mus IN-truh-eh-pih-THEE-lee-ul LEE-zhun)
Cells of the uterine cervix that are moderately or severely abnormal and may become cancer. Also called HSIL.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.