In anatomy, cervical is an adjective that has two meanings:

  1. of or pertaining to any neck.
  2. of or pertaining to the female cervix: i.e., the neck of the uterus.
  • Commonly used medical phrases involving the neck are
    • cervical collar
    • cervical disc (intervertebral disc)
    • cervical lymph nodes
    • cervical nerves
    • cervical vertebrae
    • cervical rib
  • Phrases that involve the cervix include
    • cervical cancer
    • cervical smear or Pap smear

Other articles related to "cervical":

Superficial Anterior Cervical Lymph Nodes
... The superficial anterior cervical lymph nodes are found in proximity to the anterior jugular vein ... Mandibular Submandibular Submental (Urumova's node) Neck/Cervical Superficial cervical Superficial anterior cervical Superficial lateral cervical Deep cervical Deep anterior cervical ...
List Of Muscles Of The Human Body/version 2 - Muscles of Head and Neck: The Neck - Cervical
... Antagonist platysma inferior clavicle and fascia of chest mandible cervical branch of the facial nerve (CN VII) Draws the corners of the mouth inferiorly and widens it (as in expressions of sadness and fright) ... thyroid artery motor accessory nerve sensory cervical plexus Acting alone, tilts head to its own side and rotates it so the face is turned towards the opposite side ...
Superficial Branch Of Transverse Cervical Artery
... The superficial cervical artery is another name for the superficial branch of transverse cervical artery ...
Cervical Vertebra 5
... The cervical vertebra 5 (C5) is a vertebra of the spinal column ... The cervical spinal nerve 5 (C5) passes out above it ... C5 and C6 are the areas that see the highest amount of cervical spine trauma ...