vertebral canal


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vertebral canal

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Noun1.vertebral canal - the canal in successive vertebrae through which the spinal cord passesvertebral 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"
spinal column, spine, vertebral column, rachis, backbone, back - the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
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X-ray and computed tomography (CT) images demonstrated an L1 vertebral burst fracture without compression of the related vertebral canal.
Changes in the number and shape of the vertebrae contribute to the abnormal curvature of the spinal axis and to varying degrees of vertebral canal stenosis (Falzone, 2011; Moissonnier et al.
There was no extension of osseous growth into vertebral canal and over nearby sacral foramina.
The spine was sectioned sagittally after formalin fixation such that the vertebral canal and spinal cord could be examined.
In the right ventral vertebral canal, between C1-C2, there was an epidural, white to grey, non-encapsulated, well-demarcated and multilobulated mass that was 4.
There is a significant difference in the size of the lumbar vertebral canal in different ethnic groups, emphasizing physiology and clinical problems present in that group.
The most tragic thing was that one of the pellets had landed into the middle of his vertebral canal in the lumbar area, severing the spinal cord, leading to instant paralysis of his hind legs, so he couldn't have moved from the spot where he was shot at.
This anatomy text focuses on the structures that anesthetists should know: the respiratory pathway, lungs, thoracic wall, and diaphragm; the heart and great veins of the neck; the vertebral canal and its contents; the peripheral and cranial nerves; the autonomic nervous system; the thoracic inlet; the antecubital fossa; the orbit and its contents; and the abdominal wall; as well as the anatomy of pain.
1987) compared mensuration of vertebral canal size of chondrodystrophic dogs and non-chondrodystrophic dogs and inferred that the spinal cord of non-chondrodystrophic dogs occupied a lesser cross sectional area of the vertebral canal than did the spinal cord of Dachshunds and subarachnoid and epidural spaces were less in Dachshunds than the other group.
Assessment of vertebral canal diameter and bony malformations of the cervical part of the spine in horses with cervical stenotic myelopathy.
3] bone tunnel was drilled in the vertebrae with a bitbrace and the vertebrae must not be drilled through to the vertebral canal.