Skip to Content
Medical Term:

cervical motion tenderness


unpleasant sensation or response elicited on pelvic examination with movement of the cervix by the clinician's gloved hand, usually indicative of inflammatory processes in the pelvic organs or of those adjacent organs that may be moved during such examination.

© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.