cervical part of spinal cord

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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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