Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Articulated lumbar vertebrae, left anterolateral view

Image #207-4

KEYWORDS: Bones joints cartilage, Lumbar region, Vertebral column.

Creative Commons

These images are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

Creative Commons License logo

Higher resolution images are available for a fee. Contact Drew Bourn, PhD, MLIS.

Osteology
Articulated lumbar vertebrae, left anterolateral view
1 . Body of vertebra
2 . Space occupied in life by intervertebral disc
3 . Pedicle (arch of vertebra)
4 . Inferior vertebral incisure
5 . Superior vertebral incisure (together 4 and 5 make up the intervertebral foramen)
6 . Spinous process (in background)
7 . Mamillary process
8 . Transverse process
9 . Accessory process
10 . Superior articular process
11 . Inferior articular process (pointer on articular surface)
CONTACT US