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one of the two concavities above (superior) and below (inferior) the pedicle of a vertebra; the notches of two adjacent vertebrae (plus the intervertebral disc) form an intervertebral foramen.
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A concavity on the inferior surface of the vertebral arch for transmission of a spinal nerve.
See also: notch
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