Medical Definition of Central canal

1. The ependyma-lined lumen (cavity) of the neural tube, the cerebral part of which remains patent to form the ventricles of the brain, while the spinal part in the adult often is reduced to a solid strand of modified ependyma. Synonym: canalis centralis medullae spinalis, central canal of spinal cord, tubus medullaris. Synonym: syringocele. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Central Canal

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central areolar choroidal sclerosis
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central body
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central callus
central canal (current term)
central canal of spinal cord
central canal of the vitreous
central canals of cochlea
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