Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.