Definition of Cervical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the cervix of the uterus. "Cervical cancer"

Partainyms: Cervix
Derivative terms: Cervix



2. Adjective. Relating to or associated with the neck.
Derivative terms: Cervix
Partainyms: Neck

Definition of Cervical

1. a. Of or pertaining to the neck; as, the cervical vertebræ.

Definition of Cervical

1. Adjective. (anatomy) of the neck ¹

2. Adjective. (anatomy) of the cervix ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cervical

1. pertaining to the cervix [adj]

Medical Definition of Cervical

1. Pertaining to the neck or to the neck of any organ or structure. Origin: L. Cervicalis, from cervix = neck (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervical

cerused
ceruses
cerusite
cerusites
cerussite
cerussites
cervantite
cerveau isole
cervelas
cervelases
cervelat
cervelats
cervelleite
cerveza
cervezas
cervical (current term)
cervical amputation
cervical anaesthesia
cervical anchorage
cervical aortic knuckle
cervical artery
cervical auricle
cervical axillary canal
cervical branch of facial nerve
cervical cancer
cervical cap
cervical caps
cervical cerclage
cervical compression syndrome

Literary usage of Cervical

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1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The roots of the cervical nerves increase in size from the first to the fifth, and then remain the same size to the eighth. The posterior roots bear a ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1883)
"on the side of the body of the seventh cervical vertebra, and was held in position by a strong ligament. Its tubercle had a broad movable articulation with ..."

3. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1892)
"The cervical vertebra in this same duck (Hg. 40, D) wero much broader and flicker relatively to their length than in the wild ..."

4. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1912)
"Diagnosis: Interstitial cervical myoma of the posterior lip, ... Diagnosis: Submucous cervical myoma of left side, intra- vaginal in location. ..."

5. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"Those of the cervical, lumbar, and sacral nerves form plexuses of various ... cervical NERVES. The anterior divisions of the four upper cervical nerves form ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1883)
"This communication is described by Cruveilhier as the posterior cervical plexus. THE BRACHIAL PLEXUS. (Fig. 404.) The brachial plexus is formed by the union ..."

7. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"600) are drained chiefly into the deep cervical glands lying between the posterior belly of the Digastricus and the superior belly of the ..."

8. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Clinically, cervical ribs are often associated with severe neuralgic pains in the domain of distribution of the lower part of the brachial ..."

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