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- adj. Of or pertaining to a vertebra and an artery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a vertebra or vertebræ and an artery; -- said of the foramina in the transverse processes of cervical vertebræ and of the canal which they form for the vertebral artery and vein.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to a vertebra and an artery: specifically noting a foramen in the side of a cervical vertebra transmitting the vertebral artery.
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The transverse processes differ from those of thoracic series in having a perforation, the vertebrarterial canal, through which the vertebral artery runs up the neck.
Thoracic.] tr. p., transverse process. v.a.c., vertebrarterial canal.