Intervertebral foramen - Foramen intervertebrale

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Intervertebral foramen



The intervertebral foramen is the opening between adjacent vertebrae for passage of spinal nerve. It is formed by notches on the pedicles (respectively cranial and caudal vertebral notches).

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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