Science News Archive - November 29, 2003
Human papillomavirus infection of the epididymis and ductus deferens: An evaluation by nested polymerase chain reaction
Context.-Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) play an important role in the etiology of squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix. The possible role of the male urogenital tract as a reservoir of HPV infection is not fully understood.
Word of the Day
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.