Origin of cervical
Examples from the Web for cervical
Much of this increase is due to human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that is also strongly linked to cervical cancer.
While being choked during her attack, Sclove explained, her cervical spine sustained injury, which took several weeks to develop.
Cervical cancer has a very high survival, because most women now get regularly checked for it, so it's caught early.
The rates of cervical cancer among all Jewish women have been consistent across time.
Low rates of cervical cancer are about genetics—they have nothing to do with menstruation.
The sting must therefore aim at the cervical ganglia, the seat of innervation on which the rest of the organism depends.More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre
He divides the vertebral columns into cervical, dorsal, and lumbar portions.Fathers of Biology|Charles McRae
The cervical rib (fig. 41, 9) articulates with two little irregularities on the odontoid process.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Bodies of the anterior five or six cervical vertebrae united.
We shall recall the connections to which we have just made allusion when describing the cervical region.Artistic Anatomy of Animals|douard Cuyer
British Dictionary definitions for cervical
Word Origin for cervical
Word Origin and History for cervical
1680s, "of the neck," from French cervical, from Latin cervix (see cervix). Meaning "of the neck of the womb" attested by 1860. Related: Cervically.