vertebra prominens

noun
vertebra pro·​mi·​nens | \ -ˈprä-mi-ˌnenz How to pronounce vertebra prominens (audio) \

Medical Definition of vertebra prominens

: the seventh cervical vertebra characterized by a prominent spinous process which can be felt at the base of the neck

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