Processo espinhoso - Processus spinosus

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The spinous process is directed backward and downward from the junction of the laminæ, and serves for the attachment of muscles and ligaments.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Hierarquia Anatômica

Anatomia geral > Ossos; sistema esquelético > Esqueleto axial > Coluna vertebral > Vértebra > Processo espinhoso

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