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1680s, "of the neck," from French cervical, from Latin cervix (see cervix). Meaning "of the neck of the womb" attested by 1860. Related: Cervically.
cervical cer·vi·cal (sûr'vĭ-kəl)adj. Relating to a neck or a cervix.
Relating to or involving the cervix of the uterus.
Relating to or located in or near the neck.