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 ]

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definition
  • A conduit enclosed within the vertebral foramen of the vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Gray82.png
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
  • spinal canal
  • neural canal
  • spinal cavity
  • c. vertebralis
  • foramen vertebrale
  • vertebral canal
id
  • UBERON:0006692