Definitions

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  • adj. Adjacent to the cervix

Etymologies

para- +‎ cervical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • DiI-labeled nerve fibers occurred near uterine horn and uterine cervical blood vessels, in the myometrium, and in paracervical ganglia.

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy

  • There are two main categories of regional medicine for pain relief in labor: (1) the epidurals and spinals, and (2) the targeted regional anesthetics (such as paracervical or pudendal blocks), which are used much less frequently.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • A paracervical block involves injecting a local anesthetic into the area next to the cervix.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • They left me paracervical and addictted from life -- consequently, they derailed me from the caffeine free green tea australia god has for me.

    Wii-volution

  • They can be injected in the cervix (paracervical block) or the vagina (pudendal block), but these blocks aren’t often used.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

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