Posterior sacral foramina

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Bone: Posterior sacral foramina
Sacrum, dorsal surface. Posterior sacral foramena labeled at right.)
Latin foramina sacralia posteriora
Gray's subject #24 108
/ Elsevier

Lateral to the articular processes of the sacrum are the four posterior sacral foramina (or dorsal sacral foramina); they are smaller in size and less regular in form than the anterior, and transmit the posterior divisions of the sacral nerves.

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