cervicothoracic ganglion n.
A sympathetic trunk ganglion behind the subclavian artery near the origin of the vertebral artery, at the level of the seventh cervical vertebra, and close to the first thoracic ganglion, with which it is usually fused. Also called stellate ganglion.
cervicotomy cer·vi·cot·o·my (sûr’vĭ-kŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the cervix of the uterus. Also called trachelotomy.
cervicovesical cer·vi·co·ves·i·cal (sûr’vĭ-kō-věs’ĭ-kəl) adj. Relating to the cervix of the uterus and the bladder.
a person holding an official certificate, issued by the National Secretaries Association, attesting to the holder’s having specific secretarial knowledge and skills. Abbreviation: CPS.
- Certified pasteurized milk
certified pasteurized milk certified pas·teur·ized milk (pās’chə-rīzd’, pās’tə-) n. Pasteurized cow’s milk having no more than 10,000 bacteria per milliliter prior to pasteurization and no more than 500 bacteria per milliliter following pasteurization, and maintained at 45°F or less prior to delivery.