Vertebral notch

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Vertebral notch
Sagittal section of a lumbar vertebra.
Latin incisura vertebralis
Gray's p.97
Anatomical terms of bone

The concavities above and below the pedicles are named the vertebral notches; and when the vertebrae are articulated, the notches of each contiguous pair of bones form the intervertebral foramina.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.