Medical Definition of Cervical sinus

1. In young mammalian embryos a depression in the nuchal region caudal to the hyoid arch, with the third and fourth branchial arches and ectodermal grooves in its floor; normally it is obliterated after the second month, but occasionally cervical fistulae persist as vestiges of it. Synonym: precervical sinus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cervical Sinus

cervical part of internal carotid artery
cervical part of oesophagus
cervical part of spinal cord
cervical part of thoracic duct
cervical pleura
cervical plexus
cervical pregnancy
cervical radiculopathy
cervical rib
cervical rib syndrome
cervical root syndrome
cervical rotator muscles
cervical segments of spinal cord
cervical sinus (current term)
cervical smear
cervical smears
cervical spine
cervical spine fractures
cervical spine fusion
cervical spines
cervical splanchnic nerves
cervical spondylosis
cervical tension syndrome
cervical triangle
cervical vein
cervical vertebra
cervical vertebrae

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