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

     

    cervical

     adjective
    adjective
    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 Origin late 17th cent.: from French, or from modern Latin cervicalis, from Latin cervix, cervic- ‘neck’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cervical