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Medical Term:

prevertebral layer of cervical fascia


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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