lumbar vertebra


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Noun1.lumbar vertebra - one of 5 vertebrae in the human vertebral columnlumbar vertebra - one of 5 vertebrae in the human vertebral column; lumbar vertebrae extend from the twelfth thoracic vertebra down to the sacral vertebrae
vertebra - one of the bony segments of the spinal column
back, dorsum - the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine; "his back was nicely tanned"
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But according to Amonoo-Kuofi (1992), as cited by El Sayed et al (2014) [6] this is sacral inclination angle; and LSA is the angle between the plane of the inferior surface of the fifth lumbar vertebra and the upper surface of the sacrum.
Its incidence in thoracic vertebra is the highest (70%), followed by lumbar vertebra (20%) and cervical vertebra (10%).
Stress Analysis of Osteoporotic Lumbar Vertebra Using Finite Element Model with Microscaled Beam-Shell Trabecular-Cortical Structure, J Appl Math 2013(2013): 1-6.
Hence, it is of great value to report our case of monostotic Paget's disease involving the lumbar vertebra that was effectively managed by conservative modalities.
The thoracolumbar spine (T11–L2) is the connecting point of moving lumbar vertebra and fixed thoracic vertebra, bearing the stress of physical activity.
The autopsy indicated that the bullet penetrated through al-Khaldis body from behind, where it went through his spines first lumbar vertebra and hit the inferior vena cava, a large vein in the abdomen that returns blood from the lower body to the heart, tearing through the intestines and liver, before coming out of the right side of his upper abdomen.
4) He described that a relationship exists between the atlas and the 5th lumbar vertebra, axis and the 4th lumbar vertebra and so forth, following that pattern all the way to the mid thoracic region.
As a result, if an excessive load occurs on lumbar vertebra (gaining excessive weight and lifting heavy things), and if other structures particularly lumbar and core muscles ensuring lumbar support weaken (absence of exercise) or if degeneration occurs in these discs because of structural and genetic reasons, disc herniation can happen [1].
But careful and through examination revealed the linear hernial ring for enterocele found near the high right para lumbar fossa at the level of 4th and 5th lumbar vertebra.
Cousy underwent spinal surgery in January on his second, third and fourth lumbar vertebrae, but the pain persisted so he had surgery on his fifth lumbar vertebra at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston on Aug.
The Brazilian forward fractured his third lumbar vertebra during the World Cup quarter-final with Colombia after being challenged by Juan Camilo Zuniga.
Given that spondylolysis and degenerative disc disease most commonly occur at the fifth lumbar vertebra, (21,25) spine surgeons will benefit from the knowledge of the margins available with which to work in this region.