Definitions for "Spinal canal"
The central space that runs up and down the inside of the spinal column, that encases the spinal cord. Also known as the vertebral canal.
Each vertebra and its processes surround and protect an arch-shaped central opening. These arches, aligned to run down the spine, form the spinal canal, which encloses the spinal cord.
The canal that extends through the vertebrae and contains the spinal cord.
Keywords:  subarachnoid, space, see
See subarachnoid space