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The spine (backbone) is a column of bones (vertebrae) stacked on top of one another. Each vertebra has a hole in its centre. The spinal canal is the opening in the vertebrae through which the spinal cord runs.
Current as ofSeptember 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics
Medical Review:William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Robert B. Keller, MD - Orthopedics