transverse foramen

noun

Medical Definition of transverse foramen

: a foramen in each transverse process of a cervical vertebra through which the vertebral artery and vertebral vein pass in each cervical vertebra except the seventh

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“Transverse foramen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/transverse%20foramen. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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