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Medical Term:

pedicle of arch of vertebra


the constricted portion of the arch on either side extending from the body to the lamina; pedicles of adjacent vertebrae bound intervertebral foramina superiorly and inferiorly.

Synonym(s): pediculus arcus vertebraeTA, radix arcus vertebrae

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