Definition of cervical
: of or relating to a neck or cervix
Recent Examples of cervical from the Web
In March of 2016, Joey Feek, one half of country and gospel duo Joey + Rory, died of cervical cancer at the age of 40.
Erin revealed something to me that was very personal: that she had been diagnosed with cervical cancer.
Sperm can last in the cervical mucous and uterus for up to five days.
Then, at a routine follow-up, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer.
In a couple of instances, white patients were more likely to receive unnecessary services, including imaging for low-back pain, cervical cancer screening and vitamin D screening.
Screening, through regular pap tests, is the most effective way to detect and prevent cervical cancer.
The first episode of her NBC newsmagazine show will also feature interviews with Erin Andrews, who will open up about her battle with cervical cancer and her recent cyberstalking case, as well as J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy.
Earlier this year, the Observer reported 185 women served by a Mecklenburg County health department-ran clinic weren’t told for months about abnormal test results from cervical cancer screenings.
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Definition of cervical for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a cervix of the uterus
: of or relating to the neck
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