cervical nerve

n.

Any of the nerves whose nuclei of origin are in the cervical spinal cord.

Nearby words

  1. cervical intraepithelial neoplasia,
  2. cervical ligament of uterus,
  3. cervical line,
  4. cervical longissimus muscle,
  5. cervical loop,
  6. cervical plexus,
  7. cervical pregnancy,
  8. cervical rib,
  9. cervical rib syndrome,
  10. cervical smear


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