Vertebra (lateral view): set of
bones of the spinal column.
Body: main part of the vertebra.
Pedicle: part of the vertebra that supports and holds it in place.
Superior articular process: outgrowth of the top part of a vertebra.
Transverse process: one of two outgrowths of the vertebra, which
are aligned horizontally across the spine.
Spinous process: outgrowth at the back of a vertebra that juts
out under the skin.
Inferior articular process: outgrowth at the base of a vertebra.
Vertebral foramen: cavity of a vertebra through which pass the