sacral promontory

sacral promontory
sacral promontory n the inwardly projecting anterior part of the body of the first sacral vertebra

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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

  • sacral promontory — noun : the inwardly projecting anterior part of the body of the first sacral vertebra …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Dorsal surface of sacrum — Bone: Dorsal surface of sacrum Sacrum, dorsal surface. Latin facies dorsalis ossis sacri Gray s …   Wikipedia

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