Vertebral arch

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Bone: Vertebral arch
A typical thoracic vertebra, viewed from above. (Vertebral arch is the bottom half.)
A cervical vertebra. (Vertebral arch is the bottom half.)
Latin arcus vertebrae
Gray's subject #20 96
/ Elsevier

The vertebral arch (or neural arch) is the posterior part of a vertebra.

It consists of a pair of pedicles and a pair of laminae, and supports seven processes:

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