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Cervical

Cervical

(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the neck or to the neck of any organ or structure.

Origin: L. Cervicalis, from cervix = neck


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Help with old, heavy bone id

Here's what Matthew G Hill from the Archaeology department at Iowa State University said: Nice specimen. It’s an axis vertebra (that is, the second cervical) from a bison.

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by tlongren
Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:48 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
Replies: 7
Views: 2764

Mystery Bone! Help?

Cervical vertebra?

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by Darby
Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:24 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mystery Bone! Help?
Replies: 3
Views: 2458

Nervous System: Brain vs. Spinal Cord

... the brain stem controls swallowing, breathing, and vasomotor control but surly if people break their necks (and damage the spinal cord) in the Cervical Region and still survive. Does this mean that If the Brain Stem is cut off from the rest of the nervous system, the spine can take over theses ...

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by Stealthbird97
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous System: Brain vs. Spinal Cord
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Views: 2338

Possible Cure for Cancer

... cells, so they can be removed, usually surgically, as early as possible (or, better still, pre-malignant cells, such as can happen with cervical cancer thanks to screening). This is why studying the biology of cancer cells is so essential, so that methods of early detection can be identified. ...

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by Julie5
Sun Dec 19, 2010 9:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Possible Cure for Cancer
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Views: 9084

Opinions wanted for an anti-cancer thesis please!

... challenge, as early stage tumours are seldom symptomatic. Screening techniques are extremely limited at the moment (we only screen for breast, cervical and bowel - and image-based screening for ovarian cancer is only in trial, and image-based screening for other cancers is non-existent!) Image-based ...

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by Julie5
Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:20 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Opinions wanted for an anti-cancer thesis please!
Replies: 1
Views: 2532
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