Sacrovertebral angle

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Sacrovertebral angle
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Lumbar vertebrae are yellow, and sacrum is green.
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Anatomical terminology

The sacrum is curved upon itself and placed very obliquely, its base projecting forward and forming the prominent sacrovertebral angle when articulated with the last lumbar vertebra.

It is also known as the "lumbosacral angle".[1]

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ A. Halim (2008). Human Anatomy:Volume Ii Abdomen And Lower Limb. I. K. International Pvt Ltd. pp. 4–. ISBN 978-81-906566-3-4. Retrieved 19 May 2011.