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meningeal branch of spinal nerves


Definition: a branch from the initial (mixed) part of each spinal nerve passing in a recurrent fashion back through the intervertebral foramen to supply spinal meninges, the posterior longitudinal ligament, posterolateral periphery of the intervertebral disc, and periosteum of the vertebrae.

Synonym(s): ramus meningeus nervorum spinaliumTA, recurrent branch of spinal nerves, recurrent meningeal branch of spinal nerves, sinuvertebral nerves

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