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4 downloadsThe lumbar spine represents the mid-lower segment of the vertebral column and is composed of five adjacent vertebrae. They are convex anteriorly to form a lumbar lordosis. The lumbar spine facet joints allows limited movements and rotation. Each lumbar vertebra is formed of: A body which is kidney shaped and is convex anteriorly while flattened posteriorly, pedicles and lamina, transverse processes, articular processes and a spinous process. This models shows lumbar spondylo-degenerative changes in the form of marginal osteophytic lipping. This 3D model was created from the file STS_037 The original CT examination can be reviewed at: