Definición de cervical en inglés:

cervical

Saltos de línea: cer|vical
Pronunciación: /ˈsəːvɪk(ə)l
 
, səːˈvʌɪk(ə)l
 
/

adjetivo

1Relating to the narrow neck-like passage forming the lower end of the womb: cervical cancer
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  • Women who smoke are twice as likely as those who do not to develop cervical cancer.
  • It's believed that some forms of HPV put women at greater risk for cervical cancer.
  • This change in the cells of the cervix often occurs from cervical cap or diaphragm use or from infection.
2Relating to the neck: the fifth cervical vertebra
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  • Effective speech depends also on the motor neurons in the cervical and thoracic parts of the spinal cord that serve the muscles of breathing.
  • The cervical region of the spinal cord was dissected out after laminectomy.
  • Most children requiring hospital admission for trauma are considered at risk of injury of the cervical spinal cord.

Origen

late 17th century: from French, or from modern Latin cervicalis, from Latin cervix, cervic- 'neck'.

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