Vertebrae, Lumbar


Bone Name
Vertebrae, Lumbar

Skeletal Division
Axial

Description
Irregularly shaped

Articulation
Joins the thoracic vertebrae anteriorly and the sacral vertebrae posteriorly

Number
Six

Common Name
Loin or Lower Back Vertabrae

Appears In Crossection
Loin H-R

Location
The dorsal area of the lumbar region

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