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Definition: 'Uncovertebral Joints'

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uncovertebral joints

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. small synovial joints formed secondarily between the lateral lips (uncinate processes) of the superior surfaces of the bodies of the lower cervical vertebrae and the inferior surface of the superior vertebral body.

Synonyms: Luschka joints




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