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collum

 [kol´um] (pl. col´la) (L.)
the neck, or a necklike part.
collum den´tis neck of tooth.
collum distor´tum torticollis.
collum val´gum coxa valga.

neck

(nek), [TA]
1. Part of body by which the head is connected to the trunk, it extends from the base of the cranium to the top of the shoulders.
2. In anatomy, any constricted portion having a fancied resemblance to the neck of an animal.
3. The germinative portion of an adult tapeworm, that develops the segments or proglottids; the region of cestode segmentation behind the scolex.
Synonym(s): cervix (1) [TA], collum
[A.S. hnecca]

collum

/col·lum/ (kol´um) pl. col´la   [L.] the neck, or a necklike part.
collum distor´tum  torticollis.
collum val´gum  coxa valga.

collum

[kol′əm]
the anatomical necklike structure between the head and shoulders.

neck

(nek)
1. Part of body by which the head is connected to the trunk: it extends from the base of the cranium to the top of the shoulders.
2. In anatomy, any constricted portion having a supposed resemblance to the neck of an animal.
3. The germinative portion of an adult tapeworm that develops the segments or proglottids; the region of cestode segmentation behind the scolex.
Synonym(s): cervix (1) [TA] , collum.

collum

pl. colla [L.] the neck, or a necklike part such as the part just below the head of the humerus, penis, malleus, stapes or mandible. The collum of the omasum is its narrow fusion with the reticulum.

collum distortum
torticollis.
collum valgum
coxa valga.
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