Medical Definition of Triangle of vertebral artery

1. Triangular area in the root of the neck bounded laterally by the scalenus anterior and medially by the longus coli muscles; the two muscles meet at the triangle's apex, formed by the anterior (carotid) tubercle of the transverse process of vertebra C6; the vertebral artery arises from the subclavian artery at the base of the triangle, bisecting the triangle as it ascends to the apex to enter the transverse foramen of vertebra C6. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triangle Of Vertebral Artery

triamine
triamines
triamond
triamonds
triamterene
triander
triandria
triandrous
triangle
triangle bandage
triangle inequality
triangle of auscultation
triangle of elbow
triangle of fillet
triangle of safety
triangle of vertebral artery (current term)
triangle test
triangled
triangles
triangulable
triangulane
triangulanes
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triangular bandage
triangular bone
triangular cartilage
triangular colon
triangular colons
triangular crest
triangular disk of wrist

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