Anatomía posterior de la columna vertebral

La columna vertebral está dividida en tres regiones: cervical, torácica y lumbar. Ésta proporciona un soporte estructural para el tronco, así como también rodea y protege la médula espinal. La columna vertebral proporciona además puntos de unión para los músculos de la espalda y las costillas.

Anatomía posterior de la columna vertebral
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