neural arch definition

  • noun:
    • A bony or cartilaginous arch that comes from the dorsal side of a vertebra to enclose the spinal cord.
    • a structure arising dorsally from a vertebral centrum and enclosing the spinal-cord
  • adjective:
    • the cartilaginous or bony arch from the dorsal region of the centrum of the vertebra in a segment of the vertebral skeleton, generally inclosing a segment of the spinal-cord.

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