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The Sacral Vertabrae

Sacral Vertebrae

  • The sacral vertebrae are fused together to form a rigid bony structure, the sacrum.
  • The centrum of each vertebra is large, but the neural canal is narrow.
  • The neural spine is reduced to a small notch.
  • The transverse processes of the first sacral vertebra are large and wing-like
  • They are firmly attached to the upper part of the pelvic girdle.