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Cervical

In anatomy, 'cervical' is an adjective that has two meanings:
  1. of or pertaining to the neck.
  2. of or pertaining to the female cervix: i.e., the neck of the uterus.

Commonly used medical phrases involving the neck are...
cervical spine, cervical lymph nodes, cervical vertebrae, cervical disc

Phrases that involve the cervix include...
cervical cancer, cervical smear, cervical prolapse[?]



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