neural arch
noun Date: 1854 the cartilaginous or bony arch enclosing the spinal cord on the dorsal side of a vertebra

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  • Neural arch — Neural Neu ral, a. [Gr. ney^ron nerve.] (Anat. & Zo[ o]l.) relating to the nerves or nervous system; taining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the neural, or cerebro spinal, axis; opposed to {hemal}. As applied to vertebrates,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • neural arch — n the cartilaginous or bony arch enclosing the spinal cord on the dorsal side of a vertebra called also vertebral arch * * * see vertebra * * * one of the cartilaginous structures surrounding the embryonic spinal cord, formed by the dorsad growth …   Medical dictionary

  • neural arch — n. a bony or cartilaginous arch resting on the chief part of each vertebra and forming a tunnel through which the nerve cord passes * * * …   Universalium

  • neural arch — n. a bony or cartilaginous arch resting on the chief part of each vertebra and forming a tunnel through which the nerve cord passes …   English World dictionary

  • neural arch — noun a structure arising dorsally from a vertebral centrum and enclosing the spinal cord • Syn: ↑vertebral arch • Hypernyms: ↑arch • Part Holonyms: ↑centrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • neural arch — the arch enclosing the spinal cord on the dorsal surface of the vertebrae. Generally continuous in Chondrostei but separate arches in Teleostei give more flexibility. Acipenseridae have two canals, the upper for the longitudinal ligament and the… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • neural arch — see vertebra …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Дуга Позвонка (Neural Arch) — см. Позвонок. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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  • Neural — Neu ral, a. [Gr. ney^ron nerve.] (Anat. & Zo[ o]l.) relating to the nerves or nervous system; taining to, situated in the region of, or on the side with, the neural, or cerebro spinal, axis; opposed to {hemal}. As applied to vertebrates, neural… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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