Definition of Cervical glands
1. Noun. Mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix.
Generic synonyms: Duct Gland, Exocrine, Exocrine Gland
Medical Definition of Cervical glands
1. See: anterior cervical lymph nodes, lateral deep cervical lymph nodes, lateral superficial cervical lymph nodes. Branched mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the cervix. Synonym: glandulae cervicales uteri, cervical glands of uterus. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Cervical glands
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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The deep cervical glands (Fig. 389) are numerous and of large ... The cervical glands are very frequently the seat of tuberculous disease. ..."
2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"600) are drained chiefly into the deep cervical glands lying between the posterior belly of the Digastricus and the superior belly of the ..."
3. Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology by Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1901)
"I chose this method advisedly, in preference to examining the cervical glands removed by .the knife of the surgeon, in order to obtain them in an earlier ..."
4. Report. by Henry Phipps Institute (1908)
"cervical glands 148 Axillary glands 90 Inguinal glands, 95 Cervical and axillary glands, 28 Cervical and inguinal glands, 20 Axillary and inguinal glands, ..."
5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"Constantly one hears that it has been administered with more persistence than success in the treatment of enlarged cervical glands, and I often wonder if ..."
6. Pediatrics: The Hygienic and Medical Treatment of Children by Thomas Morgan Rotch (1896)
"I have already spoken of the enlargement of the cervical glands ... The cervical glands may also be enlarged in lymphatic leucaemia aud in multiple sarcoma. ..."
7. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"... the progressive wasting, and the secondary involvement of the cervical glands are the important points in the diagnosis. E. DISEASES OF THE PLEURA. ..."
8. Surgical Applied Anatomy by Frederick Treves (1883)
"External ear = superficial cervical glands. Lower lip = submaxillary and ... Buccal cavity = submaxillary glands and deep cervical glands (upper set). ..."