What are the heaviest components of the vertebrae?

Updated: Aug 02, 2018
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

The lumbar vertebral bodies (vertebrae) are the heaviest components, connected together by the intervertebral discs.


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