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syndesmoses of vertebral column


Definition: 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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