Usage examples for lumbar

  1. In injuries to the lumbar region the legs may be partly paralysed, and the rectal and bladder sphincters may be involved. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  2. The occasional existence of a sixth lumbar vertebra also causes a variety in the length, not only of the aorta, but of the two common iliac vessels and their branches. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  3. In the case of Mr. Surratt I found lateral twist of lumbar bones; I adjusted spine, lifted bowels, and he got well. – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  4. Any way, I didn't see what became of them, and don't fancy anybody would have worried much about them after being trampled on by a horse in the lumbar region. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  5. The aorta is in this situation borne so far forwards by the lumbar spine as to occupy an almost central position in the cavity of the abdomen. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  6. The eighth pair, called cervical, pass out in the region of the neck; twelve, called dorsal, in the region of the ribs; five are lumbar, and five sacral, while the last pair leave the cord near the coccyx. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell