cervical part of spinal cord

(redirected from segmenta cervicalia medullae spinalis)

cer·vi·cal part of spi·nal cord

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].
Synonym(s): pars cervicalis medullae spinalis [TA], segmenta cervicalia C1-C8 [TA], segmenta cervicalia medullae spinalis [TA], segmenta medullae spinalis cervicalia C1-C8 [TA], cervical segments of spinal cord [C1-C8] [C1-C8]* ☆
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