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spinal canal

the tube formed by the vertebrae in which the spinal cord and its membranes are located.
Also called vertebral canal.
Origin of spinal canal
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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British Dictionary definitions for spinal canal

spinal canal

the natural passage through the centre of the spinal column that contains the spinal cord
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spinal canal in Medicine

spinal canal n.
See vertebral canal.

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