sacral vertebra

sacral vertebra
Any of the five vertebra that are fused to form the sacrum.

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  • sacral vertebra — n any of the five fused vertebrae that make up the sacrum …   Medical dictionary

  • sacral vertebra — noun one of 5 vertebrae in the human spine that fuse in the adult to form the sacrum • Hypernyms: ↑vertebra • Part Holonyms: ↑sacrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • sacral cornu — n a rounded process on each side of the fifth sacral vertebra that projects downward and represents an inferior articular process of the vertebra * * * cornu sacrale [TA] sacral horn: either of the two hook shaped processes extending downward… …   Medical dictionary

  • sacral hiatus — n the opening into the vertebral canal in the midline of the dorsal surface of the sacrum between the laminae of the fifth sacral vertebra …   Medical dictionary

  • sacral promontory — n the inwardly projecting anterior part of the body of the first sacral vertebra …   Medical dictionary

  • Sacral hiatus — Infobox Bone Name = Sacral hiatus Latin = hiatus sacralis GraySubject = 24 GrayPage = 107 Caption = Sagittal section of vertebral canal to show the lower end of the medulla spinalis and the filum terminale. Li, Lv. First and fifth lumbar vertebra …   Wikipedia

  • sacral — Relating to or in the neighborhood of the sacrum. * * * sa·cral sak rəl, sā krəl adj of, relating to, or lying near the sacrum <the sacral region of the spinal cord> sacral n a sacral vertebra or sacral nerve …   Medical dictionary

  • sacral promontory — noun : the inwardly projecting anterior part of the body of the first sacral vertebra …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vertebra — Ver te*bra, n.; pl. {Vertebr[ae]}. [L. vertebra, fr. vertere to turn, change. See {Verse}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) One of the serial segments of the spinal column. [1913 Webster] Note: In many fishes the vertebr[ae] are simple cartilaginous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vértebra — Vértebras cervicales Articulaciones Sínfisis vertebral Cifapofisaria Intertransversa Interespinosa Se denomina vértebra a cada uno de los huesos que conforman la columna vertebral …   Wikipedia Español

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