Vertebral canal - Canalis vertebralis

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Vertebral canal



The vertebral arch (or neural arch) forms the vertebral foramen dorsally and laterally (the body forming the ventral part). Together, each adjacent vertebral foramina form the vertebral canal that contains the spinal cord.

Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS


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