Vertebral arch - Arcus vertebrae

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Description

The vertebral arch (or neural arch) is the posterior part of a vertebra.

It consists of a pair of pedicles and a pair of laminae, and supports seven processes:


This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Vertebra > Vertebral arch

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