Caudal extremity [Vertebral fossa] - Extremitas caudalis [Fossa vertebrae]

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Caudal extremity [Vertebral fossa]

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Description

The upper and lower surfaces of the vertebra body give attachment to the intervertebral discs, by the convex cranial extremity and the concave caudal extremity.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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