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

Anatomical hierarchy

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

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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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