Transverse ridges - Lineae transversae

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The middle part of pelvic surface is crossed by four transverse ridges, the positions of which correspond with the original planes of separation between the five segments of the bone.


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 > Sacrum [sacral vertebrae I - V] > Base of sacrum > Pelvic surface > Transverse ridges

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