Posterior median line

The posterior median line is a sagittal line on the posterior torso at the midline.

Posterior median line
Illustration of a human back.
Posterior view of the thorax and shoulder girdle.
Latinlinea mediana posterior
Anatomical terminology

A similar term is "vertebral line", which defined by the spinous processes.[1] However, this term is not in Terminologia Anatomica.


  1. "Anatomical Principles". Retrieved 10 July 2017.

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