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Zygapophyseal (intervertebral facet) joints.
Lumbar region, posterior view.

The orientation of the zygapophyseal joints differs between the spinal regions, influencing the degree and direction of movement.

The joints lie in the sagittal plane.


Atlas of Anatomy Fig. 1.22 C

Illustrator: Karl Wesker

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