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Abstract

This cross-sectional study was carried out with an attempt to construct data on different dimensions of the body of fully ossified dry human fifth lumbar vertebrae in the Department of Anatomy, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka, from January 2012 to December 2012. In the study a total of 153 morphologically normal complete bone of irrespective of sex were included. Sexes of the collected bones were determined. This study observed that the mean ± SD of superior vertebral body length, superior vertebral body width, inferior vertebral body length & inferior vertebral body width were 32.8 ± 1.8, 49.4 ± 2.0, 32.1 ± 2.4 & 49.1 ± 2.5 mm respectively in male. The mean ± SD of these same variables were 29.5 ± 1.3, 44.5 ± 2.1, 29.7 ± 1.5 & 45.8 ± 2.8 mm respectively in female. All values were significantly higher in male than that of female.

Keywords

superior vertebral body length superior vertebral body width inferior vertebral body length inferior vertebral body width

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Kohinur Sultana, Dhaka Community Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Department of Anatomy, Dhaka Community Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Quazi Shamsunnahar Yasmin, Dhaka Community Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Department of Anatomy, Dhaka Community Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Israt Jahan Tania, Ashiyan Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Department of Anatomy, Ashiyan Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Md. Osman Goni, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj, Bangladesh

Department of Surgery, Colonel Malek Medical College, Manikganj, Bangladesh

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Sultana K, Yasmin QS, Tania IJ, Goni MO, Kundu KC. Morphometric Study of the Body of Dry Fully Ossified Human Fifth Lumbar Vertebra. CMMCJ [Internet]. 2019Oct.14 [cited 2020Oct.25];1(01):10-4. Available from: https://www.cmmcj.org/index.php/cmmcj/article/view/3