Pedicle of vertebral arch

Pedicle of vertebral arch

Infobox Bone
Name = Pedicle of vertebral arch
Latin = pediculus arcus vertebrae, radix arcus vertebrae
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Caption = A typical thoracic vertebra, viewed from above. (Pedicle labeled at left.)

Caption2 = A cervical vertebra. (Pedicle labeled at upper right.)
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The pedicles (from Latin "pediculus", "small foot") are two short, thick processes, which project backward, one on either side, from the upper part of the body, at the junction of its posterior and lateral surfaces.

ee also

* Pedicle
* Vertebral notch


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