transverse foramen


An opening in the transverse process of a cervical vertebra for the passage of the vertebral artery and vein and the sympathetic nerve plexus.vertebroarterial foramen

Nearby words

  1. transverse facial fracture,
  2. transverse fascia,
  3. transverse fissure of cerebrum,
  4. transverse flute,
  5. transverse fold of rectum,
  6. transverse fracture,
  7. transverse hermaphroditism,
  8. transverse horizontal axis,
  9. transverse lie,
  10. transverse ligament of elbow

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