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collum in Medicine

collum col·lum (kŏl'əm)
n. pl. col·la (kŏl'ə)

  1. The part of the body between the shoulders or thorax and the head; neck.

  2. The constricted or necklike portion of an anatomical structure. Also called cervix.

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