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prevertebral layer of cervical fascia


Definition: the part of the cervical fascia that covers the bodies of the cervical vertebrae and the muscles attaching to them and to the anterior parts of their transverse processes.

Synonym(s): lamina prevertebralis fasciae cervicalisTA, prevertebral fascia

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