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The Geometry Of The Zygapophysial ("Paravertebral") Joints By Biostereometric Measurement
Author(s): L. P. Adams; J. P. Driver-Jowitt
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Paper Abstract

Precise three dimensional measurements were made on a normal, dried adult vertebral column, using the recently developed reflex microscope. Preliminary conclusions are drawn from these measurements regarding the geometry of the lumbar and thoracic vertebrae. Subsequent measurements were made on a number of unrelated fifth lumbar and first sacral vertebrae and comparisons were made with the findings of the "master model".

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 1986
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0602, Biostereometrics '85, (7 July 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.956325
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L. P. Adams, University of Cape Town (South Africa)
J. P. Driver-Jowitt, University of Cape Town (South Africa)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0602:
Biostereometrics '85
A. M. Coblentz; Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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