Definition of "cervical" [cer•vi•cal]

  • Of or relating to a neck or a cervix. (adjective)

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Use "cervical" in a sentence
  • "It is at the point where it forms this angle that it gives off what I call the cervical fold, which forms the boundary of the top front edge of the scapular shield, but is lost at a point in the shoulder nearly over the centre of the fore limb."
  • "Additionally, expertise in cervical spinal trauma and other spinal disorders is available."
  • "And the role of HPV in cervical cancer has international importance: cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women in large parts of Africa, Latin America and Asia, and the third most frequent cancer in women worldwide."