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Flashcards in Lumbar Spine Deck (5)
1

Which segments of the spine are more prone to variation in morphology?

L1 and L5

2

What is the number of vertebrae in the normal adult lumbar spine?

5 segments

3

Which vertebrae will be identified as typical lumbars?

L1-L4

4

Which vertebra will be identified as an atypical lumbar?

L5

5

What parts of the vertebra may be used to distinguish L1-L4 from L5?

- vertebral body
- pedicle
- articular process
- transverse process
- spinous process