cervical enlargement

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cer·vi·cal en·large·ment

a spindle-shaped swelling of the spinal cord extending from the third cervical to the second thoracic vertebra, with maximum thickness opposite the fifth or sixth cervical vertebra, consequential to the innervation of the upper limb.
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An experimental analysis of motor cell columns in the cervical enlargement of spinal cord in albino rat.