cervical pregnancy n.
An ectopic pregnancy developing in the cervical canal.
- Cervical rib
cervical rib n. A supernumerary rib articulating with a cervical vertebra, usually the seventh, but not reaching the sternum in front.
- Cervical rib syndrome
cervical rib syndrome n. A syndrome caused by pressure from the cervical rib on the nerves of the brachial plexus and manifested by pain and tingling along the forearm and hand that may develop into anesthesia with cyanosis.
- Cervical smear
noun (med) a smear of cellular material taken from the neck (cervix) of the uterus for detection of cancer Also called Pap test, Pap smear
cervicectomy cer·vi·cec·to·my (sûr’vĭ-sěk’tə-mē) n. Excision of the cervix of the uterus. Also called trachelectomy.