median sacral crest


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me·di·an sa·cral crest

[TA]
an unpaired crest formed by the fused spinous processes of the upper four sacral vertebrae.
Synonym(s): crista sacralis mediana [TA]

me·di·an sa·cral crest

(mē-dē'ăn sā'krăl krest) [TA]
An unpaired crest formed by the fused spinous processes of the upper four sacral vertebrae.
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During the CESI, patients were instructed to lie in the prone position, with a 12 cm pillow under the lower abdomen, and were situated so that the median sacral crest of the S2 and S3 levels was midline of the sacrum in fluoroscopic anteroposterior (AP) view.