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The passage formed by successive openings in the articulated vertebrae through which the spinal cord and its membranes pass. Also called vertebral canal.
(Anatomy) the natural passage through the centre of the spinal column that contains the spinal cord
the tube formed by the vertebrae in which the spinal cord and its membranes are located.
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|Noun||1.||spinal canal - the canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passes|
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"