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Vertebral Canal/Spinal Canal

Within the vertebral column, there is an extended cavity called the vertebral canal. When the vertebrae are set together within the vertebral column, the entire series of vertebral foramina stacked one over another is called Vertebral canal or Spinal canal. This canal houses the Spinal cord along

Dens (Odontoid Process)

The dens is a protuberance (process or projection) of the C2 vertebra or axis which is also called the odontoid process. It is the most prominent feature of the c2 vertebra. It has a small contraction where it connects with the main body of the vertebra. It is originally made up

Vertebral Foramen

The anterior section known as the body and the posterior section known as the vertebral arch create an opening or foramen known as vertebral foramen which is found within a normal vertebra. The spinal cord and its meninges are contained within the vertebral foramen. Together, the vertebral

Epidural Space

The space between the spinal dura and the periosteum lining the vertebral canal is called epidural space. It includes (a) tiny spinal arteries and (b) a network of veins-the internal vertebral venous plexus and Its filled up with loose areolar tissue and semiliquid fat. Spinal Arteries All

Tracts of the Spinal Cord

The tracts are referred to as after the names of masses of grey matter joined by them. Their names normally contain 2 parts (or terms), the very first term indicates the origin and second the conclusion of the tract. As an example, a tract originating in cerebral

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