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cer·vi·cal

 (sûr′vĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the uterine cervix.
2. Of or relating to the neck.

cervical

(ˈsɜːvɪkəl; səˈvaɪ-)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the neck or cervix
[C17: from New Latin cervīcālis, from Latin cervīx neck]

cer•vi•cal

(ˈsɜr vɪ kəl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the cervix or neck.
[1675–85]

cer·vi·cal

(sûr′vĭ-kəl)
1. Relating to the cervix of the uterus.
2. Located at or near the part of the spine that forms the neck: cervical vertebrae; a cervical disk.

cervical

Relating to a neck or cervix.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cervical - of or relating to the cervix of the uterus; "cervical cancer"
2.cervical - relating to or associated with the neck
Translations
krční
kohdunkaula-kohdunkaulan

cervical

[ˈsɜːvɪkəl]
A. ADJcervical
B. CPD cervical cancer Ncáncer m cervical or del cuello del útero
cervical smear Nfrotis m cervical, citología f

cervical

[ˈsɜːrvɪkəl sərˈvaɪkəl] adj [mucus] → vaginal(e) cervical cancer, cervical screeningcervical cancer ncancer m du col de l'utéruscervical screening ndépistage m du cancer du col de l'utéruscervical smear nfrottis m vaginal

cervical

adjzervikal (spec)

cervical

[ˈsɜːvɪkl] adj (Anat) cervical cancercancro al collo dell'utero or alla cervice uterina

cervical

adj (obst, ortho) cervical
References in periodicals archive ?
Modern methods include female sterilization, non-scalpel vasectomy, intrauterine device, injectables, implant pills, condoms, standard days method, basal body temperature, cervical mucus method, sympto-thermal method and lactational amenorrhea method while the traditional methods include rhythm, withdrawal, and folk methods.
JoseDear Jose,The most widely available injectable family planning drug contains the hormone progestin, which works by preventing ovulation, thinning the uterus lining and by thickening the cervical mucus.
If the cervical mucus turns hostile it can act like a barrier in the fallopian tube preventing women from conceiving.
There are several ways to do this like: *Follicular study by ultrasound *Blood tests *Recording changes in morning body temperature (basal body temperature) for several months *Recording the texture of cervical mucus for several months *Using a home ovulation test kit (available at drug or grocery stores) If the woman is ovulating normally, more tests are needed including: *Hysterosalpingography: To check for physical problems of the uterus and fallopian tubes.
Mechanisms that have been suggested for such complications include decreased cervical mucus, cervical scarring impeding conception or dilation, loss of cervical volume, collagen breakdown, and immunologic processes due to decreased physical defenses or microbiome shifts.
Although the main risk of catching the disease is through the bite of infected mosquitoes, the WHO said recent evidence had also indicated that Zika virus may be transmitted through semen and other body fluids, such as vaginal fluids and cervical mucus.
It's thought it could also thin cervical mucus to help sperm travel easier to the eggs.
In combination method the therapeutic effect is achieved by suppressing ovulation and thickening of cervical mucus, whereas progestogen only method decrease the frequency of ovulation.
Pre-Seed's design mimics fertile cervical mucus in its pH, ion concentration, and consistency, says its inventor.
In particular, sperm motility is a critical factor in determining semen quality and fertilizing ability, considered as potential for movement, cervical mucus penetration, capacitation, zona recognition, acrosome reaction, and spermoocyte fusion [4-7].
14 Clomiphene citrate may block oestrogen receptors in the cervix, producing a negative effect on the quality and quantity of cervical mucus.
It is inserted into the uterus, and its primary aim is to prevent the fertilization of the egg by causing changes, such as thickening or toxicity of the cervical mucus, thus preventing fertilization by a sperm.