Interarcual space - Spatium interarcuale

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Interarcual space

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The interarcual space is formed between the arches of adjacent vertebrae on the dorsal aspect of the vertebral column. This space is very thin unless in three sites: atlantooccipital space, atlantoaxial space and lumbosacral space.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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