Lamina of the vertebral arch
|Bone: Lamina of the vertebral arch|
|A typical thoracic vertebra, viewed from above
(lamina of the vertebral arch labeled at bottom left)
|A cervical vertebra
(lamina of the vertebral arch labeled at bottom right)
|Latin||Lamina arcus vertebrae|
|Gray's||subject #20 97|
Their upper borders and the lower parts of their anterior surfaces are rough for the attachment of the ligamenta flava.
The name derives from the Latin word "lāmina" which refers to a thin plate, sheet or layer.
Additional images 
Costotransverse articulation, seen from above.
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