a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to a vertebra or vertebræ and an artery; - said of the foramina in the transverse processes of cervical vertebræ and of the canal which they form for the vertebral artery and vein.
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In the cervical vertebrae, projections on the seventh cervical vertebrae (Ce7) associated with the transversal canal (= vertebrarterial canals), are called pleuroapophiseal plates or cervical ribs (Figures 12).
Unilateral or bilateral processes in the cervical vertebrae are common in some groups of mammals (including Homo), and the costal rudiments are associated with the vertebral or vertebrarterial foramens (Lessertisseur and Saban, 1967).