BASIC OSTEOLOGY - vertebral column L1-L4 and L5 Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in BASIC OSTEOLOGY - vertebral column L1-L4 and L5 Deck (6):
1

what is the name of the elevation near the origin of the lumbar transverse process

accessory process

2

what is the name of the lamina pedicle junction of typical lumbar vertebrae

pars interarticularis

3

what si the name given to the projection on the lumbar superior articular process

mammillary process

4

what is the usual appearance of the typical lumbar spinous process

rectangular with the long axis in the superior inferior orientation

5

what characteristic of the L1-L4 pedicle may be used to differentiate it from the L5 segment? be specific and complete as the difference on a segment from each group

on cranial view, the lateral surface of the pedicle is apparent on a L1-L4 segment
at L5, the transverse process originates from the vertebral body, pedicle and lamina pedicle region

6

What is the generic direction and length of the fifth lumbar transverse process

it is directed straight lateral and is the shortest of all lumbar transverse processes