vertebral canal


Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vertebral canal was in 1830

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“Vertebral canal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

vertebral canal

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