arcuale

noun
ar·​cu·​a·​le | \ ˌär-kyə-ˈwā-(ˌ)lē How to pronounce arcuale (audio) \
plural arcualia\ -​lē-​ə How to pronounce arcualia (audio) \

Medical Definition of arcuale

: any of the primitive cartilages or structural elements of which a typical vertebra is formed

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“Arcuale.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arcuale. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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