Usage examples for lumbar

  1. We made a circuit and came close to a group of natives and oxen drawing water, and for some reason or another, possibly the guide I'd left behind alarmed the deer, they came galloping past and a buck with a very good head in the middle; a doe beyond, passing to the front made me hit him a little far back in lumbar region, instead of behind the shoulder. – From Edinburgh to India & Burmah by William G. Burn Murdoch
  2. 4. The diaphragm is a sheet of muscle and tendon, convex on its upper side, and attached by bands of striped muscle to the lower ribs at the side, to the sternum, and to the cartilage of the ribs which join it in front, and at the back by very strong bands to the lumbar vertebrae. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  3. 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
  4. The osseous remains of that specimen consist of a frontal and some other parts of the skull, including the upper jaw with teeth, both of an adult and young individual; also a radius, some lumbar vertebrae, and some metatarsal bones. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  5. There was considerable tenderness over the lumbar region. – Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society by Joseph Bradford Cox
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 6. Dorso- lumbar presentation; the back presenting. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  9. My first remedy, which you may possibly not care much for, is for you to pass six weeks in the country, where you will not see those objects which impress your brain, acting on the seventh pair of nerves, and causing that lumbar discharge which no doubt leaves you in a very depressed state." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. It may occur in any part of the column, but is most frequently met with in the thoracic and thoracico- lumbar regions. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  13. From the back of the head another streak of dark hair extends backward along the top of the neck, over the hump, and down to the lumbar region, where it fades out entirely. – The Extermination of the American Bison by William T. Hornaday
  14. Fractures are most common in the lumbar region, where flexion is most restricted. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  15. 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
  16. On returning to town, I stated the case to doctors Brown and Thorne, giving my theory for the hemorrhage,- that it was secondary, and probably from a lumbar artery. – Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society by Joseph Bradford Cox