Lamina of the vertebral arch
|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|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
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.
Costotransverse articulation, seen from above.
- Anatomy figure: 02:02-08 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
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