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cervical

[ sur-vi-kuhl ]
/ ˈsɜr vɪ kəl /
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adjective Anatomy.
of or relating to the cervix or neck.
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Origin of cervical

1675–85; <Latin cervīc- (stem of cervīx) neck + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for cervical

cervical
/ (ˈsɜːvɪkəl, səˈvaɪ-) /

adjective
of or relating to the neck or cervix

Word Origin for cervical

C17: from New Latin cervīcālis, from Latin cervīx neck
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Scientific definitions for cervical

cervical
[ sûrvĭ-kəl ]

Relating to or involving the cervix of the uterus.
Relating to or located in or near the neck.
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