Superior articular facet - Facies articularis superior

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Articular surface of the superior articular process, directed more or less backward.


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/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Vertebra > Superior articular process > Superior articular facet

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