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Medical Term:

syndesmoses of vertebral column


the fibrous joints involved in uniting the vertebrae, which include the ligamenta flava, and the nuchae, the interspinous, intertransverse, supraspinous, transverse, and the anterior longitudinal and posterior longitudinal ligaments.

Synonym(s): syndesmoses columnae vertebralisTA

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