Definition of cervical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈsɜːvɪkl//
    , BrE//səˈvaɪkl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrvɪkl//
    [only before noun] (anatomy)
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  1. 1connected with the cervix cervical cancer
  2. 2connected with the neck the cervical spine
  3. Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French, or from modern Latin cervicalis, from Latin cervix, cervic- ‘neck’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cervical