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Medical Term:

vertebral canal

Definition

the canal that contains the spinal cord, spinal meninges, and related structures. It is formed by the vertebral foramina of successive vertebrae of the articulated vertebral column.

Synonym(s): canalis vertebralisTA, spinal canal, tubus vertebralis

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