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transverse ridges of sacrum


Definition: one of four ridges that cross the pelvic surface of the sacrum; these mark the positions of the intervertebral discs between the bodies of the five sacral vertebrae in the immature bone.

Synonym(s): lineae transversae ossis sacriTA

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