Cervical part of spinal cord | definition of cervical part of spinal cord by Medical dictionary
cervical part of spinal cord
cer·vi·cal part of spi·nal cord [TA]
the part of the spinal cord located in the neck consisting of eight cervical segments [C1-C8] and giving rise to the first eight pairs of spinal nerves [C1-C8].
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They supply the cervical part of spinal cord
, spinal ganglions, meninges and duramater in the posterior cranial fossa.