sacrovertebral angle

sacrovertebral angle
the angle formed at the junction of the sacrum with the lowest lumbar vertebra; called also lumbosacral a.

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  • Sacrovertebral — Sa cro*ver te*bral, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sacrum and that part of the vertebral column immediately anterior to it; as, the sacrovertebral angle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lumbosacral angle — sacrovertebral a …   Medical dictionary

  • Sacrum — For other uses, see Sacrum (disambiguation). Not to be confused with cecum. Bone: Sacrum Sacrum, pelvic surface …   Wikipedia

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  • Sacral promontory — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = promontorium ossis sacri GraySubject = 24 GrayPage = 106 Caption = Sacrum, pelvic surface. (Promontory labeled at top.) Caption2 = Female pelvis and its contents, seen from above and in front. (Sacral… …   Wikipedia

  • conjugata vera pelvis — [TA] true conjugate of pelvis: a diameter of the pelvic outlet, the anteroposterior diameter measured between the superior margin of the symphysis pubis and the sacrovertebral angle; this is the shortest diameter that the fetal head must pass… …   Medical dictionary

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