cervical gland of uterus n.
Any of the branched mucus-secreting glands in the uterine cervical mucosa.
- Cervical iliocostal muscle
cervical iliocostal muscle n. A muscle with its origin from the angles of the upper six ribs, with insertion to the transverse processes of the middle cervical vertebrae, with nerve supply from the upper thoracic nerves, and whose action extends, abducts, and rotates the cervical vertebrae.
- Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
cervical intraepithelial neoplasia cervical in·tra·ep·i·the·li·al neoplasia (ĭn’trə-ěp’ə-thē’lē-əl) n. Dysplastic changes beginning at the squamocolumnar junction in the uterine cervix that may be precursor to squamous cell carcinoma.
- Cervical ligament of uterus
cervical ligament of uterus n. A fibrous band attached to the uterine cervix and to the vault of the lateral fornix of the vagina and continuous with the tissue sheathing the pelvic vessels. Also called cardinal ligament.
- Cervical line
cervical line n. A continuous anatomical, irregularly curved line marking the cervical end of the crown of a tooth.