cervical ligament of uterus

n.

A fibrous band attached to the uterine cervix and to the vault of the lateral fornix of the vagina and continuous with the tissue sheathing the pelvic vessels.cardinal ligament

Nearby words

  1. cervical flexure,
  2. cervical ganglion,
  3. cervical gland of uterus,
  4. cervical iliocostal muscle,
  5. cervical intraepithelial neoplasia,
  6. cervical line,
  7. cervical longissimus muscle,
  8. cervical loop,
  9. cervical nerve,
  10. cervical plexus


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