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Medical Term:

vertebral synovial joints

Definition

the numerous synovial joints between the bony processes of adjoining vertebrae, including the median and lateral atlantoaxial joints, the zygapophysial joints, lumbosacral joint, and sacrococcygeal joint.

Synonym(s): articulationes columnae vertebralisTA

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