vertebral foramen

n.

The opening formed by the union of the vertebral arch with its body.

Nearby words

  1. vertebral,
  2. vertebral arch,
  3. vertebral artery,
  4. vertebral canal,
  5. vertebral column,
  6. vertebral formula,
  7. vertebral nerve,
  8. vertebral rib,
  9. vertebral vein,
  10. vertebrata


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