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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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