Skip to Content

lumbar vertebrae [L1–L5]


Definition: the vertebrae, usually five, located in the lumbar region of the back.

Synonym(s): vertebrae lumbales [LI–LV]TA

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.