vertebral canal

Origin of vertebral canal

First recorded in 1825–35
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vertebral canal in Medicine

vertebral canal

n.
  1. The canal that contains the spinal cord, spinal meninges, and related structures and is formed by the vertebral foramina of successive vertebrae of the articulated spinal column.spinal canal
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