Cranial extremity [Vertebral head] - Extremitas cranialis [Caput vertebrae]

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General terms > Osteology > Axial skeleton > Vertebral column > Cranial extremity [Vertebral head]



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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