Cervical condyles see occipital condyles

cervical duct (NEMATA) The excretory duct.

cervical foramen (ARTHRO: Insecta) The occipital foramen of coleopterous larvae.

cervical furrow (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a transverse groove in the median part of a carapace, between the gastric and cardiac regions, curving toward the anten-nal spine; cervical suture.

cervical gland 1. (ARTHRO: Insecta) The dorso-lateral glands of the larvae of primitive sawflies located between the head and thorax. 2. (NEMATA) The excretory gland.

cervical groove 1. (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a transverse groove on the carapace marking the general separation of the head and thoracic areas. 2. (NEMATA) Transverse groove on the ventral surface, or completely encircling the cervical (=cephalic) region marking the line of separation of the lip region from the rest of the body.

cervicalia n. [L. cervix, neck] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The sclerites of the cervix or neck.

cervical notch or incision (ARTHRO: Crustacea) Strong indentation of a carapace at the level of the cervical groove.

cervical papillae (nemata) Paired lateral papillae in some Secernentea and Chromadoria; lateral sensory sensilla located anteriorly, usually on the so-called neck region; deirids.

cervical pore (NEMATA) The ventromedian excretory pore.

cervical sclerite (ARTHRO: Insecta) Lateral sclerite or sclerites in the neck or cervix membrane, between the head and prothorax; jugular sclerites.

cervical shield (ARTHRO: Insecta) A chitinous plate on the prothorax of caterpillars immediately behind the head; a sclerotized pronotum; a prothoracic shield.

cervical sinus (ARTHRO: Crustacea) In Cladocera, a rounded to angular indentation anteriorly along the edge of the carapace, exposing the rear part of the head.

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