vertebral canal

noun

Definition of vertebral canal

First Known Use of vertebral canal

1830


Medical Dictionary

vertebral canal

noun

medical Definition of vertebral canal

:a canal that contains the spinal cord and is delimited by the neural arches on the dorsal side of the vertebrae called also spinal canal

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