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Related to transverse foramen: vertebral foramen, intervertebral foramen
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They are filled with sediment and encrusted material and thus partly hidden, but the outer rim of the left transverse foramen is visible in Fig.
The segment of the artery from its origin at subclavian artery to its respective transverse foramen is called the pretransverse or prevertebral segment.