cervical flexure

noun

Medical Definition of cervical flexure

: a ventral bend in the neural tube of the vertebrate embryo marking the point of transition from brain to spinal cord

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“Cervical flexure.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cervical%20flexure. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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