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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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