cervical enlargement
The term cervical enlargement refers to a surface feature encapsulating the lowest four cervical segments and the first thoracic segments of the spinal cord of vertebrates. One of two cord enlargements, it is associated with nerve roots that innervate the upper extremities; the other is the lumbar enlargement ( Carpenter-1983, Malas-2000 ).

Also known as: Intumescentia cervicalisNeuroNames ID : 1653

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