- the tube formed by the vertebrae in which the spinal cord and its membranes are located.
Origin of spinal canal
First recorded in 1835–45
Also called vertebral canal.
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- the natural passage through the centre of the spinal column that contains the spinal cord
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- vertebral canal
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