A conduit enclosed within the vertebral foramen of the vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinal_canal http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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editor note

TODO - check neural vs vertebral canal; embryonic vs adult?

external definition

Canal formed by the vertebral centra ventrally, the pedicels laterally, and the neural arches dorsally that encloses and protects the spinal cord.[AAO]

has related synonym

vertebral canal

neural canal

spinal canal

foramen vertebrale

spinal cavity

c. vertebralis

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UBERON:0006692