Lumbar region
Lumbar Lum"bar, Lumbal Lum"bal, a. [L. lumbus loin. See {Loin}.] (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or near, the loins; as, the lumbar arteries. [1913 Webster]

{Lumbar region} (Anat.), the region of the loin; specifically, a region between the hypochondriac and iliac regions, and outside of the umbilical region. [1913 Webster]


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  • lumbar, región — anat. Región dorsal del tronco situada entre la región torácica y la sacra, limitada por la parte superior por las últimas costillas, por la parte inferior por las crestas ilíacas y lateralmente por una línea vertical imaginaria trazada a través… …   Diccionario médico

  • lumbar region — regio lumbalis …   Medical dictionary

  • lumbar region — Loins, reins …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lumbar region —    The lower back, five segments of the spinal chord and column, between the sacrum and thoracic regions …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • Lumbar — Lum bar, Lumbal Lum bal, a. [L. lumbus loin. See {Loin}.] (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or near, the loins; as, the lumbar arteries. [1913 Webster] {Lumbar region} (Anat.), the region of the loin; specifically, a region between the hypochondriac and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • región lumbar — lumbar, región anat. Región dorsal del tronco situada entre la región torácica y la sacra, limitada por la parte superior por las últimas costillas, por la parte inferior por las crestas ilíacas y lateralmente por una línea vertical imaginaria… …   Diccionario médico

  • lumbar nerve — n any nerve of the five pairs of spinal nerves of the lumbar region of which one on each side passes out below each lumbar vertebra and the upper four unite by connecting branches into a lumbar plexus …   Medical dictionary

  • Lumbar puncture — A lumbar puncture or "LP" is a procedure whereby spinal fluid is removed from the spinal canal for the purpose of diagnostic testing. It is particularly helpful in the diagnosis of inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lumbar vertebrae — Infobox Bone Name = Lumbar vertebrae Latin = GraySubject = 23 GrayPage = 104 Caption = A typical lumbar vertebra Caption2 = Vertebral column. Precursor = System = Artery = median sacral artery Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lumbar — In anatomy, lumbar is an adjective that means of or pertaining to the abdominal segment of the torso, between the diaphragm and the sacrum (pelvis) . The five vertebrae in the lumbar region of the back are the largest and strongest in the movable …   Wikipedia

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