Trulli

Aaron Filler, MD, PhD
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Trulli Trulli

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Parts of the Vertebra: Lumbar

Spine and Nerve Anatomy


Chapter 5

Parts of the Vertebra: Lumbar

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The main weight of the body is carried by the vertebral bodies and disks. The lamina, facets and spinous process are major parts of the posterior elements that help guide the movement of the vertebrae and protect the spinal cord. Reproduced from Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, with permission of Icon Learning Systems.

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