Definitions for vertebral arch
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neural arch, vertebral arch(noun)
a structure arising dorsally from a vertebral centrum and enclosing the spinal cord
The posterior part of a vertebra.
The vertebral arch is the posterior part of a vertebra. It consists of a pair of pedicles and a pair of laminae, and supports seven processes: ⁕four articular processes ⁕two transverse processes ⁕one spinous process
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