lumbar vertebrae

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lumbar vertebrae

[′ləm‚bär ′vərd·ə‚brā]
(anatomy)
Those vertebrae located between the lowest ribs and the pelvic girdle in all vertebrates.
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When ossification exists in the lumbar spine and extends to the lateral wall of the spinal canal, facetectomy is required to remove all of the ossified lesion.
has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market VariLift-LX as an interbody fusion device for stand-alone use in the lumbar spine, the company said on Thursday.