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The spine (backbone) is a column of bones (vertebrae) stacked on top of one another. Each vertebra has an opening near its center. The spinal canal is made up of openings in the vertebrae through which the spinal cord runs.
Current as of: June 26, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffWilliam H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineRobert B. Keller MD - Orthopedics
Current as of:
June 26, 2019
Medical Review:William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Robert B. Keller MD - Orthopedics
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