What is another word for cervical?

815 synonyms found


[ sˈɜːvɪkə͡l], [ sˈɜːvɪkə‍l], [ s_ˈɜː_v_ɪ_k_əl]

Cervical is a term used to describe something related to the neck or the cervix. There are several synonyms for the word cervical, including neck, nape, cervical spine, cervix, and neck bone. These words are used to refer to different parts of the body or different aspects of the neck region. For instance, neck bone is used to refer to the cervical vertebrae, while nape is used to describe the back of the neck. Cervix, on the other hand, refers specifically to the narrow lower portion of the uterus that extends into the vagina. Knowing these synonyms can help in communicating effectively with healthcare professionals or discussing medical conditions related to the neck or cervix.

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Usage examples for Cervical

He divides the vertebral columns into cervical, dorsal, and lumbar portions.
"Fathers of Biology"
Charles McRae
Do not report submaxillary enlargement in recurrent tonsilitis or carious teeth or post-cervical enlargement in pediculosis capitis, or in impetigo or eczema of the scalp.
"Health Work in the Public Schools"
Leonard P. Ayres and May Ayres
Between this olfactory nerve and the nerve which supplies the diaphragm, the phrenic nerve, which is a cervical and not a cranial nerve, that is to say, comes from the central nervous system through the spinal cord in the neck and not directly from the brain, the older anatomists declared there was no connection.
"Makers of Modern Medicine"
James J. Walsh

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