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vertebral notch

 

Definition: one of the two concavities above (superior) and below (inferior) the pedicle of a vertebra; the notches of two adjacent vertebrae (plus the intervertebral disc) form an intervertebral foramen.

Synonym(s): incisura vertebralisTA, intervertebral notch

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