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

Also known as: Intumescentia cervicalisNeuroNames ID : 1653


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