Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Osteology

Representative thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, left posterolateral view

Image #207-7

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

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Osteology
Representative thoracic and lumbar vertebrae, left posterolateral view
1 . Superior articular process (pointer on articular surface)
2 . Vertebral foramen
3 . Transverse process
4 . Body of vertebra
5 . Lamina (arch of vertebra)
6 . Spinous process
7 . Mamillary process
8 . Area for attachment of ligamentum flavum
9 . Superior costal facet
10 . Transverse costal facet
11 . Inferior vertebral incisure
12 . Superior vertebral incisure
13 . Mamillary process
14 . Accessory process
15 . Transverse process
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