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cervical

[′sər·və·kəl]
(anatomy)
Of or relating to the neck, a necklike part, or the cervix of an organ.
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[11] In addition, a 57-year-old patient with a history of laminectomy, a complete cervical dislocation at the level of C2-C3 with mild neurological signs was also reported.
Four hours after the pyloric ligation the rats were sacrificed by cervical dislocation. Stomachs removed and opened along the greater curvature and examined for ulcers.
After 1 h of ethanol administration,the animals were sacrified by cervical dislocation. The stomach was taken out and the ulcer was scored microscopically for the measurement of gastric lesions (Malairajan et al., 2007).
Once a chiropractor has identified cervical dislocation, whether it be unilateral or bilateral, his or her management options are limited to arranging for safe transportation of the patient to the hospital for rapid evaluation and management by the emergency team.
Isolated guinea- pig ileum preparation: Guinea-pigs of local breed and both sexes, fasted for a day, were sacrificed by using the method of cervical dislocation, mesenteries were removed and the ileum was separated out.
Two methods that are much more effective and humane--with less room for error--are to either quickly break the animal's neck in the process called "cervical dislocation," or stun the animal into unconsciousness before killing it.
The others are strictly killing methods: the use of a carbon dioxide chamber, cervical dislocation, stunning, and chest compression.
To measure insulin release from isolated islets, mice were killed by cervical dislocation, and pancreatic islets of Langerhans were isolated by collagenase digestion as described previously (Morimoto et al.
We present a case of occult cranial cervical dislocation, which could have easily been missed without careful consideration of associated fractures, soft tissue clues, and mechanism.
On 18th days the female dams were sacrificed by cervical dislocation and fetus was dissected out by uterotomy.
cervical dislocation a killing method commonly referred to as "breaking the neck" that would more accurately be described as "snapping the spine." The goal is to quickly separate the spinal cord from the brain to provide a fast and painless death.
Swiss albino OF1 male mice (8-10 weeks of age) were killed by cervical dislocation according to national guidelines provided by our animal house.