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Flashcards in Lumbar region 1-4 & 5 Deck (4):
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 vertebra

Pars interarticularis

3

What is the name given to the projection on the lumbar on the superior articular process?

The mammillary process

4

What characteristic of the L1-L4 pedicle may be used to differentiate it from the L5 segment? (Be specific and complete as the difference(s) 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 junction