Sacral canal

Sacral canal

The vertebral canal (sacral canal) runs throughout the greater part of the sacral bone; above, it is triangular in form; below, its posterior wall is incomplete, from the non-development of the laminæ and spinous processes.

It lodges the sacral nerves, and its walls are perforated by the anterior and posterior sacral foramina through which these nerves pass out.

See also

External links

  • - "Sacrum, Median Sagittal Section"
  • - "The Female Pelvis: Bones"

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