canal for vertebral artery(redirected from canalis arteriae vertebralis)
canal for vertebral artery[TA]
inconstant feature of the atlas (vertebra C1) in which the groove for the vertebral artery on the lateral aspect of the superior surface of the posterior arch is made a canal by bone extending posteriorly from the lateral mass.
Synonym(s): canalis arteriae vertebralis [TA]
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