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1

what determines the length of the intervertebral foramen?

width of pedicle

2

what is the average height of the intervertebral foramen?

about 13 mm

3

what percent of total vertebral column length does "true" intervertebral foramina height from C2-S1 equal?

40%

4

what percent of total vertebral column length does all intervertebral foramina height from occiput-Co1 equal?

53%