hemal arch

noun

: a bony or cartilaginous arch extending ventrally from the spinal column
especially : the arch formed by a vertebra and an associated pair of ribs

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“Hemal arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemal%20arch. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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